A Guide To Outdoor Activities In Colorado Springs, CO

Posted By: on January 06, 2020
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs is a tourist destination that adventure and outdoor enthusiasts should visit. It is a place where “beautiful” is the only word needed to describe it.

Mystical Beauty In The Garden Of The Gods

Legend has it that at the end of the 19th century, two men visited what is now known as the Garden of the Gods. One said: “This place would be perfect for making a beer garden.” Then the other said: “No, this is a garden worthy of the gods!” As a covenant, they named it the Garden of the Gods. Seeing its amazing red rock formations, there is no doubt why it is called the “land of mystical beauty.”

Amazing Landscapes In Punta Pikes

No matter how you decide to get there, natural beauty abounds along the way, and you will have the reward of panoramic views at the top. Imagine breathing fresh air while receiving the warmth of the sun: it is completely energizing and exciting.

Amazing Landscapes At Royal Gorge

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

At 291 meters above the Arkansas River, the Royal Gorge Bridge is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Colorado and one of the tallest suspension bridges in the world. The nickname of the Royal Gorge is, in fact, the “Grand Canyon of Arkansas.” It is so tall that it leaves visitors completely amazed. The view of the Royal Gorge and the Arkansas River from below, on the Royal Gorge railroad route, offers another amazing landscape on this land full of natural wonders.

Manitou Springs, A Lovely City In The Mountains

After taking advantage of all the outdoor adventures in Colorado Springs, the lovely city of Manitou Springs is a great place to have lunch. It has many shops, outdoor dining options, and unique galleries. You will probably also notice the beautiful fountains throughout the city. These sources extract their refreshing mineral water from the eyes of natural water and, you can drink from them at any time! Both visitors and locals say that water, which tastes like mineralized water, acts as a natural medicine and will keep it hydrated and make you feel refreshed in this high climate.

There are many experiences that you can treasure from your Colorado Springs vacation. The natural beauty of this place will stay in your heart. It is a place you need to see with your own eyes at least once.

Walk Along The Barr Trail To The Top Of Pikes Peak

The busy Barr Trail starts at Manitou Springs and ascends to the top of Pikes Peak, an imposing 4300 m high mountain known as the “Mountain of the United States,” very popular with hikers, mountain bikers and runners. Before the final ascent, there is a stop at the Barr Trail camp at 3100 m, with an unbeatable view of Colorado Springs, the Rocky Mountains, and more.

While breathing the fresh, clean air of this place in Colorado, your journey will be filled by the vivid colors of nature, which will also look like a beautiful landscape.

This guide was provided by Heart-Centered Counseling in Colorado Springs

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