GREEN MOUNTAIN FALLS
Our cozy town surrounds a charming lake and gazebo. The Gazebo and lake were man-made in 1888. It was created as a scenic attraction for visitors arriving by train. To this day, tourists love and appreciate its beauty.
Along with the fantastic views, enjoy the scenic hiking trails. GMF is also known for the famous breakfast spot called The Pantry. Don't forget to check out the Blue Moose bar and grill. Enjoy live music and karaoke on the weekends. If you want more fine dining check out the Mucky Ducky.
In 1820 Dr. Edwin James was the first to “discover” the health-giving mineral waters, There are many springs throughout the town where you can taste the healing water. These waters are also available to soak in
at the Sun Water Spa. Along with its rich history, you can enjoy many shops, restaurants, and even a penny arcade.
GARDEN OF THE GODS
Garden of the Gods is an absolute must-see! This park is a National Natural Landmark. Enjoy the breathtaking towering sandstone rock formations. Garden of the Gods was created during a geological upheaval along a natural fault line millions of years ago creating these marvelous formations. There are so many ways to enjoy the garden. Take a driving through, hiking, biking, even rock climb, you won't be disappointed!
CAVE OF THE WINDS
Cave of the Winds was discovered in 1881, The Apache’s believed the cave was home to the great spirit of the wind, later named Cave of the winds. It stands at 7,000 feet, making it the highest cave in the US! It offers interactive adventures including the Wind Walker Challenge Course, Terror-Dactyl, and Via Ferrata.
Cliff Dwellings was originally inhabited by the Puebloans from 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1300. The McClurg family created a replica of the dwellings in 1904. This attraction has opened to the public in 1907. This museum has exhibits of archaeological artifacts, tools, pottery, and weapons that were taken from Indigenous sites
There is just so much to do and see!!
Also check out
Old Colorado City
Air Force Academy
Canon City Rafting
Florissant Fossil Beds
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
North Pole Amusement Park
U.S. Olympic Museum
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Center
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Gambling at Historic Cripple Creek
ProRodeo Hall of Fame America & Cowboy
And Much More!