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Colorado Springs Metro - South Central Colorado

Includes Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain, Monument

Experience Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Fountain, Monument, Colorado

Nestled at the base of majestic Pikes Peak - the historic mountain that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write "America the Beautiful" - Colorado Springs and its surrounding area offer an endless number of thrilling activities.

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Garden of the Gods
Blacksmith demonstration at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Colorado
Courtesy of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

 

Natural wonders in the area include Cave of the Winds, a natural cave system that offers everything from easy walking tours to muddy, spelunking adventures, and Garden of the Gods Recreation Area, an area filled with breathtaking natural red rock formations and beautiful hiking opportunities.

Closer to town, vacationers can stop by Old Colorado City, the original site of Colorado Springs and a registered National Historic District, to catch a glimpse of restored 1800s architecture, sample fine dining, and explore local shops. Stop in for homemade ice cream at the Colorado City Creamery. Historic Manitou Springs offers leisurely strolls through town to sample its namesake natural spring water at the drinking fountains.

Colorado Springs, Colorado from the air
Colorado Springs Metro Area
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
United States Air Force Academy

 

Head to Colorado Springs' north side for a tour of the United States Air Force Academy. Sports fans can catch a baseball game at Security Service Field, where the Sky Sox - a triple-A affiliation club for the Milwaukee Brewers - play all summer long.

There are some great Jeep & ATV Trails west of Monument connecting to Woodland Park. Explore the Pike National Forest and get an overview of the whole Colorado Springs Metro area.

There is wildlife watching opportunities around Colorado Springs. Make it easy on yourself by visiting the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo or spend the day at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and take a naturalist led hike.

And though its unlikely any vacationer could run out of things to do in Colorado Springs, the surrounding area offers even more fun things to do, from hiking and fishing to gambling and theme parks. Calhan is home to a unique geological wonder; located 35 miles northeast of Colorado Springs, there are 4 miles of trails to explore the brightly colored clay formations with plenty of photo opportunities in the Painted Mines Interpretive Park.

Fountain is home to the Pikes Peak International Raceway, known as the "fastest 1-mile paved oval anywhere." Many NASCAR and Indy Racing Leagues use the track for racing, practice, and training. It also is home to Metcalfe Park, which has picnic areas and a skateboard park.

Driving Directions and Location: Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Fountain, Monument, Colorado

Colorado Springs is 142 miles north of the Colorado-New Mexico border along Interstate-25 and 155 miles west of the Colorado-Kansas border along Highway 94 and Highway 40.

Monument is 20 miles north of Colorado Springs along I-25, Black Forest is 19 miles northeast of Colorado Springs, and Fountain is 14 miles south of Colorado Springs along I-25.

Commercial air travel accommodations are handled by the Colorado Springs Airport . Please contact your preferred travel agent or airline for flight arrangements.

Colorado Springs Metro is near: Pikes Peak Area & Royal Gorge Area.

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Premium Colorado Springs Metro Businesses

Outdoorsy RV Rentals - Peer-to-Peer RV Rental Marketplace  Web page link icon
Outdoorsy.com is the world’s largest, most trusted peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace. Rent the perfect RV or Trailer for your next adventure: Grand Junction, Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Durango.

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Browns Canyon Aerial Adventure Park  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
An aerial park experience above Browns Canyon near Buena Vista. 4 Courses, 66 elements, Big Drop Swing, Leap of Faith, Vertical Limit Challenge. Operated by Noah's Ark an adventure leader in Colorado.

National Parks activities and fun things to do 


Colorado Powersports Rentals and Sales  Web page link icon Photos on page icon New Colorado business icon
In Colorado Springs, specializing in powersports rentals: ATVs, UTVs, ECHO trailers. SELF-GUIDED sightseeing tour! The equipment you need to off-road near Pikes Peak, Monument and Tri-Lakes Areas!

ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Tourist Attractions 


Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours -- An Unforgettable Journey  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
We cater to all skill levels. Breathtaking views of Pikes Peak by mountain bike! Our Tours are fun, safe, adventures for all who LOVE the great outdoors. Necessary equipment and transportation are provided.

National Parks Tourist Attractions activities and fun things to do Scenic Drives 


Premier Auto and RV Repair, Inc  Web page link icon
24 HOUR ROADSIDE MOBILE REPAIR for recreational vehicle. Premier Repair Shop is Family-Owned -- professional, honest. Quality Motorhome, RV, auto, trailer repair and maintenance. RV Consignments.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Walk into history at Rock Ledge Ranch in Colorado Springs. Experience frontier life first-hand: Native American Utes to Homestead Farmers: historic site, daily activity demonstrations and seasonal events.

Groups and Reunions National Parks Tourist Attractions 


Rockhound ATV Tours Guided  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
A Family adventure! A rugged ATV ride into Pike National Forest, our guided tours give you an exclusive look into the local history of Pikes Peak along our backcountry trails. Rockhound also offers ATV rentals.

ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Tourist Attractions activities and fun things to do Scenic Drives 



Featured Colorado Springs Metro Businesses

3B Historic Cabins and Horseback Rides  Reservation link icon Photos on page icon New Colorado business icon
Log cabin rentals at the historic Triple B. Horseback rides with wranglers on mountain trails. 8 miles West of Colorado Springs near Pikes Peak. 3B horse ranch, built in 1950, come experience our life-style.

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All Season Adventures Inc. - Snowmobile and ATV Rentals and Tours  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Adventures All Year - pick your season! RIDE the DIVIDE! Play in Rocky Mountains near Salida, Monarch and Buena Vista. Snowmobile or ATV, guided tours or unguided rentals. Spectacular Fall Color Tours.

ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Snowmobiling 


Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast and Carriage House  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
The first hotel in Manitou Springs! 1886 Victorian home offers Bed and Breakfast rooms with claw foot tubs. Plus a private vacation Carriage House. Avenue Inn has a hot tub in the garden and spa services.

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Browns Canyon Aerial Adventure Park  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
An aerial park experience above Browns Canyon near Buena Vista. 4 Courses, 66 elements, Big Drop Swing, Leap of Faith, Vertical Limit Challenge. Operated by Noah's Ark an adventure leader in Colorado.

National Parks activities and fun things to do 


Cheyenne Mountain State Park  Web page link icon
Explore this amazing State Park in Colorado Springs. Cheyenne Mountain: archery range, 20 miles of hiking and biking trails, Geo-Caching. RV in a full-service campsite. Park and easy walk-in tent sites.

Tent Camping RV Parks and Resorts 


Clear Creek Rafting Co.  Email link icon Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Something for everyone! 2-hours to multi-day CO rafting tours. Whitewater trips on 2 GREAT RIVERS: Clear Creek and The Arkansas River. 2 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS: Idaho Springs and Canon City!

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Colorado Powersports Rentals and Sales  Web page link icon Photos on page icon New Colorado business icon
In Colorado Springs, specializing in powersports rentals: ATVs, UTVs, ECHO trailers. SELF-GUIDED sightseeing tour! The equipment you need to off-road near Pikes Peak, Monument and Tri-Lakes Areas!

ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Tourist Attractions 


Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Pikes Peak inspired 'America the Beautiful' near Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA! Visitors find plenty to explore and experience: affordable lodging, mountains, outdoor adventures, and 55 attractions!

Hiking Trails Horseback Riding ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Whitewater Rafting Golfing Tourist Attractions Scenic Drives 


Colorado Springs KOA - Camp In The Foothills  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Close to Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs. BIG RIG luxury pull-thru RV sites with patios. KOA Kabins. Tent camping in the foothills. Groups welcome. Instant phone hookups. OPEN ALL YEAR. FREE WiFi.

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Foot of the Rockies RV Resort  Email link icon
In Colorado Springs, luxury RV resort in south central Colorado at the foot of Pikes Peak. City water and sewer. Pet Friendly. Enjoy fishing and hiking at the foot of the Rockies. Extended stays welcome!

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Fountain Creek RV Park and Camper Cabins - Open All Year  Email link icon Photos on page icon
Camp under BIG shade trees along Fountain Creek. In Colorado Springs, RV Park ONLY full hookups and family camper cabins. Walk to restaurants, shops. Near Pikes Peak and Air Force Academy. WiFi!

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Goldfield RV Park and Camper Cabins  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Stay in Old Colorado City! Park wide Cable TV and WiFi included! Full hookup pull-thru resort RV sites. Goldfield Camp Store, sleeper cabins with A/C, tent sites. 3 miles to GARDEN of the GODS HIKING!

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Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn  Web page link icon Reservation link icon Photos on page icon
Award Winning Victorian Bed and Breakfast near historic Old Colorado City. Experience the Romance of 1902 at the Holden House with comforts of today. All Suites have tubs for two and full gourmet breakfast.

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Hotel Elegante, Rustler's Country Cafe and Indoor FunZone  Web page link icon
First-class hotel in Colorado Springs: Leisure Rooms: WiFi, Flat screen TV, Nintendo games, movies, Starbucks coffee. Elegante Loft Suite: microwave, refrig, bath robes. FunZone. Rustler's Country Cafe.

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Lost Creek Guest Ranch - Reunion Destination  Web page link icon
Great for family retreats and reunions of up to 50 people. Privacy, seclusion in near Bailey and Grant, Colorado. Lazy days at Lost Creek Guest Ranch: horseback ride, fish in mountains. Near State Park.

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Outdoorsy RV Rentals - Peer-to-Peer RV Rental Marketplace  Web page link icon
Outdoorsy.com is the world’s largest, most trusted peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace. Rent the perfect RV or Trailer for your next adventure: Grand Junction, Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Durango.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours -- An Unforgettable Journey  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
We cater to all skill levels. Breathtaking views of Pikes Peak by mountain bike! Our Tours are fun, safe, adventures for all who LOVE the great outdoors. Necessary equipment and transportation are provided.

National Parks Tourist Attractions activities and fun things to do Scenic Drives 


Pikes Peak Resort - Where Luxury and Wilderness Meet  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
In a wilderness setting on 160-acre mountain ranch surrounded by National Forest. Luxury near Pikes Peak, fishing, restaurants. Resort rentals close to Denver; near Colorado Springs and Woodland Park.

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Play Dirty ATV Tours - Mountain Trail Riding  Email link icon Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Mountain ATV trail riding is exciting and fun! Texas Creek is the ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE CAPITAL of Colorado. WE PLAY DIRTY. Tours are a 15 minutes drive from Canon City; 1 hour from Pikes Peak Area.

Groups and Reunions ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading 


Premier Auto and RV Repair, Inc  Web page link icon
24 HOUR ROADSIDE MOBILE REPAIR for recreational vehicle. Premier Repair Shop is Family-Owned -- professional, honest. Quality Motorhome, RV, auto, trailer repair and maintenance. RV Consignments.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy  Web page link icon
The colorful history and legends of the American Cowboy ProRodeo comes alive at the Hall of Fame and Museum. Everything Cowboy! Round up your family! Champions of past and present. Wedding Venue.

Weddings, Elopements & Honeymoons Tourist Attractions 


Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Walk into history at Rock Ledge Ranch in Colorado Springs. Experience frontier life first-hand: Native American Utes to Homestead Farmers: historic site, daily activity demonstrations and seasonal events.

Groups and Reunions National Parks Tourist Attractions 


Rockhound ATV Tours Guided  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
A Family adventure! A rugged ATV ride into Pike National Forest, our guided tours give you an exclusive look into the local history of Pikes Peak along our backcountry trails. Rockhound also offers ATV rentals.

ATVing, UTVing, and Offroading Tourist Attractions activities and fun things to do Scenic Drives 


Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours, Vacation Rentals, White Water Bar and Grill  Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Colorado's #1 Royal Gorge Outfitter and Zipline Tours. Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours, White Water Bar and Grill - One Location - 100% FUN! Between Salida and Canon City along the Arkansas River.

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RV Rental Connection -- Rent RVs from Private Owners  Web page link icon
Rent a motorhome, travel trailer, or pop-up camper. We bring private RV owners and renters together. RV Rental Connection is honored with BBB truth in advertising standards. Don't Store Your RVs; Rent Them.

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Space Foundation - Discovery Center  Web page link icon New Colorado business icon
Share Space with your family and friends! Enjoy our Discovery Center and Museum. Experience interactive fun all year; designed to inspire. Book our unique space-themed venues for your next event!

Tourist Attractions activities and fun things to do 


Timber Lodge - Rustic Log Cabins  Web page link icon
On 4-acres along Fountain Creek between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. Duplex and stand alone rustic log cabins with playground, pavilion, BBQ grills. Timber Lodge is unique and truly Colorado!

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Turbos Mobile RV Repair Service  Web page link icon
Complete Service Comes to You for Repairs!! Started in 1999, Turbos Mobile RV serves the Pikes Peak Area. Hydronic Service. Appliance Repair. Insurance. Warranty. Trailer Brakes. Lighting. Winterization.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


Western Museum of Mining and Industry  Web page link icon
Colorado prospered in the mining industry, this non-profit hands-on museum preserves the living heritage of Western mining in Colorado Springs! Explore the excitement. Guided tours. GOLD PANNING!

Tourist Attractions 



RV Sales, Service & Rentals

Outdoorsy RV Rentals - Peer-to-Peer RV Rental Marketplace  Web page link icon
Outdoorsy.com is the world’s largest, most trusted peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace. Rent the perfect RV or Trailer for your next adventure: Grand Junction, Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Durango.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


Premier Auto and RV Repair, Inc  Web page link icon
24 HOUR ROADSIDE MOBILE REPAIR for recreational vehicle. Premier Repair Shop is Family-Owned -- professional, honest. Quality Motorhome, RV, auto, trailer repair and maintenance. RV Consignments.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


RV Rental Connection -- Rent RVs from Private Owners  Web page link icon
Rent a motorhome, travel trailer, or pop-up camper. We bring private RV owners and renters together. RV Rental Connection is honored with BBB truth in advertising standards. Don't Store Your RVs; Rent Them.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 


Turbos Mobile RV Repair Service  Web page link icon
Complete Service Comes to You for Repairs!! Started in 1999, Turbos Mobile RV serves the Pikes Peak Area. Hydronic Service. Appliance Repair. Insurance. Warranty. Trailer Brakes. Lighting. Winterization.

RV Services, Sales, Rentals and Information 



For more travel information contact:

Colorado Springs Metro Activities & Maps

National Historic Sites and Landmarks:
Garden of the Gods Recreation Area
The United States Air Force Academy

Seasonal Attractions:
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

Hiking Trails:
Garden of the Gods Recreation Area Hiking Trail

Jeep & 4WD:
Monument & Woodland Park Jeeping & ATV/UTV Trails

Local Area Maps:
Colorado Springs Area Map
Royal Gorge & Cañon City Area Map


 
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