Misc. Sightseeing

Arcade Amusements Penny Arcade (Manitou Springs) — Every coin-operated machine you’ve ever seen and then some, most of them still working

Bishop Castle (Rye) — folk art castle built by a odd dude. It’s impressive, but you’re taking your life in your hands

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 (I took a video of the tour and then accidentally erased it.)

Celestial Seasonings (Boulder) — tour a tea factory

Colorado Model Railroad Museum (Greeley) — massive, impressive model railway layout, if you’re into that sort of thing

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

Cog Railway up Pikes Peak (Manitou Springs) — pricey, quick trip up and back down the mountain

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)