Southern Colorado Overview

Southern Colorado has all the conveniences of city life, but with all the small town charm and ambiance you’d expect in Colorado. The region features access to numerous outdoor activities for adventure-seekers, including hiking, bicycling, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, skiing, snowboarding, fishing and much, much more. The area is also rich with art and history.

Southern Colorado’s location provides a variety of weather. While winters can bring cold temperatures and snowy weather, three-quarters of the year are mild and dry. The region averages 247 days of sunshine each year.

Some of southern Colorado’s more notable attractions include:

  • Pikes Peak
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Sangre de Cristo Arts Center/Buell Children’s Museum
  • Seven Falls
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • ProRodeo Hall of Fame
  • Helen Hunt Falls
  • Ghost Town Museum
  • Western Museum of Mining and Industry
  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings
  • Cave of the Winds