Pedal your way to a collection of the best of Colorado Springs. You’ll be delighted by each unique destination representing the city’s past and present, both natural and man-made. This is a long-distance tour, so prepare for your ride with sunscreen, snacks and water bottles.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Founded in 1965, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of the fastest-growing universities in Colorado. UCCS is a public undergraduate and specialized graduate research university that is one of four campuses which comprise the University of Colorado system.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Enjoy an exciting tour through the renowned 26-acre historic property at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry. Experience the history of mining and industry brought to life with fascinating interactive exhibits and displays sure to excite all age levels and interests. Scenic views abound in every direction as you peruse through our outside displays and picnic areas surrounded by tree-lined Smith Creek. Special themed events are held throughout the year and more information can be found at wmmi.org/events. Call or visit us online to book your admission. Special military, senior and AAA discounts apply; 3 and under always FREE.
Cadet Chapel is both the most recognizable building at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the most visited man-made tourist attraction in Colorado. This aluminum, glass and steel structure features 17 spires that shoot 150 feet into the sky. It is considered among the most beautiful examples of modern American academic architecture. Visitor hours of operation for Cadet Chapel are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Garden Of The Gods
Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark with dramatic views of 300-foot tall towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies. Learn how the amazing red rocks got there with the Geo-Trekker theater experience, shown every 20 minutes. Enjoy a meal in the glass-enclosed cafÃ© before exploring the park by bike or on foot.