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Things to do in Colorado Springs

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Indie Movie Theater
“ Movie Theatre that is conveniently downtown and near night life and good restaurants. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“AMERICAN BAR FOOD-OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN THE SPRINGS. THE BRUSSEL SPROUTS THEY SERVE HERE FALL DIRECTLY FROM HEAVEN.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very tasty asian fusion eatery. I have tried several of things from the menu and haven't been disappointed yet. There is a full bar here so it does get a bit noisy at times. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Pizza Restaurant • $$ • 4.5 star rating • 22 minute drive ——————————————————— WARNING It’s not everyone’s specialty, but this pizza is thin-crust and pizzas come in only one size. Although it’s thin, it’s packed with yummy flavors.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Check out the availability of shows and attractions at the Pikes Peak Center. This has some really nice attractions that vary depending on the day. Ex. Colorado Springs Symphony”
  • 32 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Our closest and largest movie theater complex. Lots of dining here as well. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“the baristas and roastery here are award-winning - yes, that's an actual thing. they have a pay-what-you-can cup of coffee that's perfectly paired with the literal best avocado toast.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Trail
“This is a MUST see. The pics do not go it justice but s beautiful park in the middle of the city with impeccable views. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Pub
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“THIS IS A PUB. IT IS HISTORIC AND CROWDED. IT IS A SMALL VENUE. IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO A REAL ENGLISH PUB IN THE UK, THIS WILL BE HEAVEN.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bakery
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“GREEEAAAAAT FRENCH ONION SOUP. AWESOME FOR A COLD DAY. NICE FRENCHY STYLE SALADS ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our fav breakfast spot. Love their southwest benedict and biscuits and gravy. Like most of our fav spots, dog friendly patio.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good place to go for some of the best coffee you'll ever have. A couple of the baristas compete in national coffee competitions. They have light breakfast fare available, too.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“This is a great Irish pub with a downtown experience! Good food, great atmosphere and reasonable prices. We really enjoyed the live music.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“A great place to go if you enjoy high-end food with a farm-to-table philosophy in a new modern farmhouse atmosphere. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Nature
“Ask for a drive through pass at the gate. There are opportunities for high teas and concerts as well.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Night Club
“If you're looking for a country bar in town this is the one. With a dance floor on the first level, pool tables on the second and karaoke on the third there is something for you. Bars are on all three levels. Open Wed (All ages 18+), Friday, Saturday (21+)”
  • 20 locals recommend