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Colorado Springs CO - Kid Attractions
Royal Gorge Bridge
PO Box 549
Canon City, CO
This is the world's highest suspension bridge, built in 1929. Many choose to ride the trams along the top of the bridge, more than 2500 feet above the Arkansas River.
PO Box 118
Called the "Greatest Mile of Scenery in Colorado," these falls include seven separate falls that splash down over 181 feet. A mile-long trail and a platform offer spectacular views of the falls.
Pike's Peak Cog Railway
515 Ruxton Ave
Manitou Springs, CO
This is the world's highest cog railroad, bringing passengers up to 14,110 feet for more than 100 years. The scenery is breathtaking and was the inspiration for the song "America the Beautiful."
Ghost Town Museum
400 S. 21st St.
Visitors can relive the Wild West in this completely authentic town. Visit a sheriff's office, jail, saloon, trading post and blacksmith shop.
Discovered in 1806, this mountain is one of the most beautiful and well-known places in the nation. Families can get to the top by cog rail, car or foot.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
30 West Dale
Constructed in 1936, the center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Features include 19th and 20th century art, particularly southwestern and pioneer art.
Foot of Pike's Peak
Santa's Workshop has been open since 1956 and guess what -- it's always Christmas here! The entire amusement park centers on the joys of Christmas, and there's plenty to do for all ages.
Starsmore Discovery Center
2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Road
This center was once a private mansion, but it is now an amazing hands-on center for kids. Dioramas, natural exhibits, bird watching and hand-on exhibits abound!
Mcallister House Museum
423 North Cascade Ave.
This is one of the oldest homes in Colorado Springs, built in 1873. The house and its furnishings are filled with history, and the carriage house and gardens are especially recommended.
Western Museum of Mining and Industry
1025 North Gate Rd.
This museum includes four buildings, and occupies more than 15,000 square feet. Featured exhibits include working steam pumps, engines, drills and mining equipment.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd
The highest zoo in the United States, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo houses an incredibly diverse collection of more than 500 animals. It's home to two of only 75 Mexican wolves alive today, as well as an incredible Primate World.
May Natural History Museum
710 Rock Creek Canyon
This museum offers world-acclaimed displays, including one on insects and another on space exploration.
Cave of the Winds - Laser Canyon
PO Box 826
The Cave of Winds tours are among the most amazing and beautiful cave tours in the world. Visitors can choose among a variety of tours, some lasting 45 minutes and others lasting for several hours.
United States Air Force Academy
HQ USAFA/PACV 2346 Academy Dr.
The visitors' center offers tours of the premier school for training members of the United States Air Force. Campus tours of the campus and various historical attractions about the Air Force are available.
World Figure Skating Museum
20 First St
This museum is dedicated to the sport of figure skating, since Colorado Springs is one of the premier training centers for skating in the world. Exhibits focus on US and international skaters of distinction as well as the development of the sport.
Children's Museum of Colorado Springs
750 Citadel Drive East, Suite 3116
The Children's Museum features exhibits and programs, including Small Wonders and "Health & Wellness". Education and fun go hand in hand here.