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Colorado Springs


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Cultural Facilities

The Pikes Peak Region has a wide variety of museums, performance centers and visitor centers including the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, The Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, The Pikes Peak Heritage Center, McAlister House, Miramont Castle, Glen Eyrie Castle and Focus on the Family Visitor Center.

Attractions & Activities

Visitors can enjoy over 50 natural and man-made attractions including the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Olympic Complex, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Pikes Peak , Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Cave of the Winds and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. The region also offers whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, biking, hiking or riding horses through Garden of the Gods.

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Amateur Sports Capital

There are over 4,790 sports-related jobs in Colorado Springs generating a total business income of more than $315 million. Hosting the headquarters of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Olympic Training Center, 21 National Governing Bodies and 24 other sports organizations, Colorado Springs was voted by Men’s Fitness Magazine as “The Fittest City” in the USA. With over 300 days of sunshine and healthy air, it is very easy to stay “healthy and fit” in an environment which offers an abundance of amateur sports, whether for the spectator fan or the serious or weekend athlete. In addition to organized amateur sports, the city offers city-wide bike paths, 17 golf courses, 12,000 acres of parks, trails and open space, and some of the best white water rafting in North America only 1 ½ hours away.

Official web sites of Colorado Springs attractions, sights, must-see's

Web site directory: Colorado Springs attractions

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Cheyenne Zoo
Decimal Lat: 38.7721269 / Lon: -104.8531459
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2 -- Serenity Wildlife Center
Decimal Lat: 38.9974634 / Lon: -104.3691461
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3 -- Pikes Peak Cog Railway Depot
Decimal Lat: 38.856114 / Lon: -104.931622
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4 -- Royal Gorge Route Railroad Santa Fe Depot
Decimal Lat: 38.442035 / Lon: -105.234114
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