The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs is conveniently located next to the South Gate of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and within close proximity to Garden Of The Gods, Cave Of The Winds, Manitou Springs, Seven Falls and America's mountain, Pike's Peak. We offer leisure and business travelers’ comfortable accommodations, exceptional service and amenities, and great value.
Forget about fancy. When all you need is a solid deal on a simple stay, our Rodeway Inn® hotel in Colorado Springs near the U.S. Olympic Training Center is just what you’re looking for. Conveniently located off North Murray Boulevard, this pet-friendly Colorado Springs hotel gives you easy access to other local sites, activities and attractions, such as: Colorado College University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Pike Peak Center Broadmoor World Arena
The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience gives kids of all ages the opportunity to experience science-focused interactive displays, full-scale dinosaur fossil casts, hands-on exhibits with real dinosaur fossils, skinned animatronic dinosaur exhibits, guided tours, and—for added family fun, value and lasting memories—a multi-story ropes course. We will have a temporary closure for the months of January and February 2018.
Welcome to the Homestead House - Colorado's only bordello museum. Formerly the most posh parlor house on bawdy Myers Avenue, the homestead offers an informative guided tour that is indeed family-friendly. Ten rooms, including five bedrooms, are filled with original and period furnishings to give visitors a realistic look at life in a frontier brothel.
Garden of the Gods Trading Post, located on the Southwest edge of the world-famous Garden of the Gods, is Colorado’s largest, oldest and best gift shop and art gallery. With over 25,000 square feet and nearly 90,000 different items to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect gift or souvenir for everyone on your list! Stop by the Balanced Rock Cafe for lunch or a quick snack! Enjoy a glass of beer or wine on our beautiful back patio.
Rico’s Café and Wine Bar provides a chic, warm atmosphere to enjoy one of our hand-crafted drinks. Rico’s makes every drink to order, including our organic, European-drip style coffee, locally-roasted in Monument, Colorado. The wine list changes every few months, we also have a large selection of over 15 gourmet beers. We make many of our own desserts and pastries. Local musicians play live music Thursday-Saturday evening, starting at 7:00 pm.
The Balanced Rock Cafe, is a great place to refuel after a day of sight-seeing and shopping. Enjoy one of our World Famous Buffalo Burgers, or choose from sandwiches, wraps, salads and so much more. Quench your thirst at the soda fountain, or enjoy a locally brewed beer on our beautiful back patio. Don’t forget to save room for a scoop of ice cream from the Colorado City Creamery, or a piece of fudge made here in-house.
Join the over a half million people a year who reach the Summit House of Pikes Peak, 14,116 feet above sea level by driving up the Pikes Peak Highway. The Pikes Peak Highway is fully paved for all 19 miles and is open year-round, weather permitting. Feel like a bigger challenge? Hike up Barr Trail with a base to summit elevation of 7,400 feet. Either way, you'll be on top of the world.