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)

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