Let us guess. You ran out of ideas for dates with your sweetie: eating Bambino’s Urban pizza and watching Netflix bring no joy anymore. Plus, your city doesn’t seem romantic or fun – you’ve lived there for so long.
A wake-up call: Colorado Springs is amazing with its parks, museums, and authentic eateries. Why else are so many tourists coming here? We wouldn’t fib to you if we say that we can name hundreds of things for couples to do in Colorado Springs.
It’s high time to go out and have some fun together outside your warm bedroom. This article will show you the top 10 things to do in Colorado Springs for couples. All of them are ideal venues for a romantic date. You can choose one or add all of them to your dating checklist.
1. Sunrise Balloon Ride
It is the first of all Colorado Springs date ideas that popped into our minds.
Rainbow Ryders company organizes hot air balloon rides in Colorado Springs during June to September. We promise it will become one of the most memorable events in your life.
The early morning, fresh air, ideal lightning, and panoramic view on Rocky Mountain scenery with Pikes Peak as the backdrop – the whole kit for a fun date in Colorado Springs and a no less fun photoshoot.
It will take three hours, the flight itself is about an hour – enough time to enjoy yourselves in the sky. Bring your camera and face masks. Don’t bring food as you will be given a celebratory toast after the ride.
Oh, we’ve got the idea: being up there is a great time to make a proposal. But we’re not implying anything.
Good for: Couples, morning date, to propose
Address: Lobby of Hotel Elegante, 2886 S Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Working hours: Aren’t specified
2. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Here, you can not take a detached view of animals but feed them. Have you ever fed rhinos? Nope? Then, you should definitely experience that together with your date.
This Colorado Springs zoo allows you to interact with animals closely and feel a connection with nature. These guys offer custom animal experience from “animal art” to “bring the zoo to you.” Study their website and choose the option to your liking.
We think it’s one of the most romantic things to do in Colorado Springs today – trying something new together.
Good for: Couples, animal lovers
Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, United States
Working hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 719 259-3080
3. Broadmoor’s Seven Falls and Restaurant 1858
You will find this destination near the zoo mentioned above, so your date can turn into a small day trip across the home-city.
Seven Falls is several cascading waterfalls of South Cheyenne Creek in South Cheyenne Cañon. There are many great walking and hiking trails and a thrilling zipline above the waterfalls to feel a little extreme.
Enjoy an unforgettable and adventurous stay at Seven Falls and then try a delicious gourmet cuisine at 1858. Mmm, Perfecto!
Actually, Broadmoor can offer even more date ideas in Colorado Springs. It’s a huge resort, so you can examine this spot more thoroughly.
Good for: Couples, nature lovers, gourmet
Address: 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905, United States
Working hours: Thursday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday
Phone: 844 843 1858
4. Ghost Town Museum
Plunge into the atmosphere of the Wildest West at this museum. There are many things to do for all ages besides just walking and watching: you can crank a butter churn, operate an ancient arcade, see a film about the gold mining times, try to mine real gold by yourself, and sip an old-time soft drink. Picnicking is also allowed.
This place will keep you and your company amused – well, being a gold miner for a while can’t be boring. Ghost Town helps organize fun dates in Colorado Springs for a long time already. People love this place. We’re sure you’ll like it, too. The ticket there will cost you just $7.50.
By the way, there is a gift shop over there, so you can get a nice souvenir to remind you of your perfect Colorado Spring date.
Good for: Couples, history lovers
Address: Ghost Town Museum, 400 S 21st St Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Working hours: September – May: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., June – August: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: 719 634 0696
5. Colorado Springs Food Tour
“Inspect” Colorado Springs’ best local restaurants on this original downtown food tour. It will take 3 hours and $59.99.
You will visit 5 best Colorado Springs’s culinary highlights. Everything will be arranged with maximum comfort for you – you don’t have to wait for dishes or make reservations. Plus, the tour leader will tell you a couple of interesting stories.
Those who 21+ will be offered 3 special drink pairings to make this tour more amusing.
Rumor has it, even people who live in Colorado Springs for ages can learn something new about their city on such food tours.
Good for: Couples, food lovers
Address: The venue depends on a tour
Working hours: There is a Tour Calendar, hours can vary
Phone: 719 322 5731
6. Pioneers Museum
Even if you consider yourself a man of culture just a bit, this spot won’t leave you indifferent. This truly historic venue once was a Courthouse. Can you imagine what atmosphere prevails there? We would describe it as the atmosphere of solemnity.
There are more than 10 exhibitions to visit. Do not wait for monotony. We recommend this museum for those who would like to somehow shake things up.
You can take a guided tour or view all artifacts by yourselves.
Good for: Couples, history lovers
Address: 215 S. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Working hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 719 385 5990
7. Michael Garman’s Magic Town
Magic Town is a 3,000 square foot miniature city created at 1:6th scale. This unique sculptural theater is filled with hundreds of handcrafted characters, dozens of intricately detailed buildings, holograms, and magical illusions.
It sounds like an ideal dating idea in Colorado Springs. Can you feel that?
Good for: Couples, history lovers, theater lovers
Address: 2418 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs CO, 80904
Working hours: Sunday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 719 471 9391
8. Seven Bridges Trail
It’s one of the most popular romantic places in Colorado Springs. This trail located in North Cheyenne Cañon Park is considered moderate, so it doesn’t require special training from you. It’s just 6.3 kilometers long – enough to unwind, enjoy yourselves and nature, and not get tired too much.
It’s better to plan a date there from March till November. And choose the early morning as the place can be quite crowded later.
The sounds of waterfall, birds, and mountains are so calming and refreshing. Try to find all seven bridges there and call it a day.
Good for: Couples, sports-oriented people, nature lovers
Address: N Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, United States
Working hours: Always open
Phone: 719 685 5089
9. Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
What other things to do in Colorado Springs on a date if not walking in the park?
Of course, you see all this nature from your window every day. But have you tried front range climbing, or driving an open-air Jeep or a Segway? If not, try it in the Garden of Gods.
The center offers e-bikes tours or rentals, as well. You don’t even have to work out, isn’t it attractive? Moreover, there are a lot of educational and adventure programs. You won’t be disappointed.
Good for: Couples, nature lovers
Address: 1805 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
Working hours: Visitor & Nature Center : 9am – 3pm (Mon – Thurs), 9am – 5pm (Fri – Sun); Park: 5 am – 10 pm
Phone: 719 634 6666
10. Fox Run Regional Park
This modest but beautiful woodland park gives visitors a view on mountains and Pikes Peak, and Aspen and Spruce Lakes. It’s an extremely picturesque setting for a romantic picnic, a long walk, and a little photoshoot.
We consider Fox Run one of the greatest dating ideas in Colorado Springs. It’s the perfect setting to get away from it all, enjoy nature and each other’s company.
Good for: Couples, nature lovers
Address: 2110 Stella Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Working hours: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Phone: 719 520 7529
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