If you are planning on moving to Colorado Springs chances are you have wondered what attractions the state has to offer. In this article I will talk about just a few of the great places in Colorado that people of all ages will enjoy. From Skiing to Museums, there are several different activities that will satisfy many different interests. Read on to learn more about these exciting places.
If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, Elitch Gardens is a 70 acre amusement and waterpark in Denver. For the last 120 years Elitch’s has been considered a must-see destination for all locals, visitors and families, creating memories worth repeating. If you are trying to plan a visit to Elitch’s I highly recommend you go in October. Throughout the month they have Fright Fest which is a really fun and family friendly way to celebrate Halloween. This fun event has haunted houses, multiple live shows, and treats for the kids. I have never been disappointed any year that I have gone.
Breckenridge Ski Resort, or just Breck, has been one of North America’s top two most visited ski resorts for the last few years. Whether you’re hungry for the adventure, or just want to enjoy some R&R, Breckenridge provides unforgettable winter and summer experiences. Breck has been named one of the top five ski locations in the world by the BBC, and is perennially ranked in the Top 10 best resorts in the U.S. by SKI Magazine. A friendly, laid-back vibe, the ultimate ski scene and 2,358 acres of pure snow sports bliss make Breckenridge skiing an unforgettable experience. This authentic mining town is full of history, character and hundreds of places to shop, dine and people watch. Breck was one of the first resorts to allow snowboarding and is home to four terrain parks and three half-pipes that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.
For people with the passion to learn new things, there are several museums in Colorado. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast. Home to a collection of more than 70,000 works of art divided between nine permanent collections including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Colombian, photography, Spanish Colonial, and western American art. The museums offers the community a great way to learn about cultures from around the world.
A great family-fun attraction Colorado offers is Downtown Aquarium in Denver. The entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits that highlight fascinating ecosystems around the world. Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family. With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic & geographic exhibits and shopping, Downtown Aquarium has it all!
For information about hiking and zoos that Colorado has to offer take a look at the article: Places To Go In Colorado.