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Family Fun in the Pikes Peak Region

Family Fun in the Pikes Peak Region
2 days

Plenty of kid-pleasing attractions and restaurants and affordable lodging options make Colorado Springs the perfect place to spend a weekend with the family.

Day 1

Sustainability Activity

Volunteer at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site:

The spirited history of the West comes to life at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. As a volunteer or docent, you make history come alive for site visitors from all over the world. Docents dress in period-appropriate clothing and demonstrate what life was like during periods between 1775–1907.

Activity

National Museum of World War II Aviation

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The National Museum of World War II Aviation is the only museum in the world to focus exclusively on the unique story of the role of aviation in World War II. Read More
Lunch

The Airplane Restaurant

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The Airplane Restaurant centerpiece is a fully intact Boeing KC-97. Built in 1953, this magnificent airplane refueled aircraft throughout the world. Forty-two passengers can dine in the plane.... Read More

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The Watering Hole at John Venezia Park

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Kids can cool off at the splash pad at John Venezia Park while grown-ups take in stunning mountain views.
Dinner

Fargo's Pizza Co.

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Fargo's is the world's largest family pizza restaurant, seating 500 guests in a the two-level structure, having a total of 14,000 square feet, and parking for 170 cars.

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Activity

Simpich Showcase

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Doll museum, marionette theatre and fine art gallery. Read More
Lodging

Timber Lodge

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Unique property with 24 cabins on 3 acres along Fountain Creek.Near area attractions and shopping, walking distance to hiking/biking trails. Kitchens, Cable TV,WiFi, daily housekeeping, pool,... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Springs Orleans

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A taste of New Orleans in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs! We proudly serve authentic Cajun and Creole dishes as well as imaginative pastas, steaks, salads, seafood and more. Read More
Activity

Bear Creek Nature Center

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Hike the foothills, search for mule deer, and discover Bear Creek! Scrub oak thicket, ponderosa pine forests, meadows, a mountain creek, and abundant foothills wildlife attract children and adults... Read More
Lunch

The Mason Jar

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American Comfort Food served in a casual Colorado lodge atmosphere.  Famous Chicken Fried Steak, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, fresh Rainbow Trout, plus soups, salads, great Burgers, and Homemade... Read More

Activity

The Uncle Wilbur Fountain & Julie Penrose Fountain

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Let the kids loose for some wet-and-wild fun at the Uncle Wilbur Fountain at Acacia Park or the Julie Penrose Fountain at America the Beautiful Park.
Dinner

Colorado Mountain Brewery

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In Colorado craft beer is serious business. Not just anyone can set up shop and be considered a true Colorado craft beer. Years of brewing experience and practicing our craft have shaped our... Read More

Activity

Ghost Town Museum

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As a true preservation of Colorado's western past, Ghost Town Museum is a fun and historic look back at kind of old west town that used to dot this region during the late 1800's and early 1900's... Read More

Lodging

Rainbow Lodge and Inn

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The Rainbow Lodge and Inn proudly offers cabins and individually decorated rooms with southwestern exteriors and modern interiors. Read More