Misc. Sightseeing

Arcade Amusements Penny Arcade (Manitou Springs) — Every coin-operated machine you’ve ever seen and then some

Bishop Castle (Rye) — folk art castle

The Broadmoor (Colorado Springs) — beautiful, fancy, pricey resort

Cave of the Winds (Manitou Springs) — typical cave tour in a greatly damaged and altered cave, complete with fake formations.

Celestial Seasonings (Boulder) — tour a tea factory

Colorado Model Railroad Museum (Greeley)

Denver Astronomical Society Public Nights (Denver) — reservations necessary – tours and stargazing in old observatory

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys (Denver) — currently close for relocation

Ghost Town Museum (Colorado Springs) — a reproduction of the dustiest, cheesiest western town ever built

Helicopter Ride over Royal Gorge (Canon City)

Kit Carson County Carousel and Museum (Burlington)

Newmont or CC&V Gold Mine Tours (Victor)

Pikes Peak Cog Railway up Pikes Peak (Manitou Springs)

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (Cañon City) — walk on a high suspension bridge and ride in gondolas over the Royal Gorge.

Sasquatch Outpost and Museum (Bailey) — your one-stop source for all things Sasquatch

Space Foundation Discovery Museum (Colorado Springs) — small, unorganized space museum designed to encourage kids to be astronauts.

Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun (Colorado Springs) — tower with great views on Cheyenne Mountain (free with admission to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo