Stay near the top things to do in Colorado Springs

Situated about 15 minutes from downtown, Radisson Hotel Colorado Springs Airport offers easy access to the area’s most popular things to do, from hiking Pikes Peak and shopping in Old Colorado City. After a restful night’s sleep in one of our hotel rooms, you can head out to bask in the natural beauty of incredible spots like Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, and Garden of the Gods. Business travelers are a short walk or drive from major corporate offices, and families appreciate our proximity to the US Olympic & Paralympic Museum and the National Museum of WWII Aviation. Want to feel like a kid again? Head to the North Pole to hit more than two dozen Christmas-themed rides.

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Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

40.03 mi / 64.42 km from the hotel
Walk across one of the world’s largest suspension bridges for an exhilarating view of red-rock cliffs towering above the Arkansas River. For an even greater thrill, ride the Royal Rush Skycoaster to swoop more than 1,000 feet above the river.

Garden of the Gods

9.18 mi / 14.78 km from the hotel
Discover the best views of this 1,367-acre city park by climbing the magnificent red-sandstone rock formations or hiking the trails.

National Museum of World War II Aviation

0.99 mi / 1.59 km from the hotel
Get an up-close look at restored World War II aircraft, tractors, and tanks at this national museum. An extensive collection of photographs, uniforms, equipment, and other artifacts is also on display.

Seven Falls

8.48 mi / 13.64 km from the hotel
Known as the “Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado,” Seven Falls is a series of majestic waterfalls between the Pillars of Hercules in South Cheyenne Cañon.

Adventures Out West

7.35 mi / 11.84 km from the hotel
Choose from thrilling adventures like zip lines in Manitou Springs and exciting Jeep tours at Adventures Out West. Explore Garden of the Gods by Segway, take a ride to the top of Pikes Peak, or admire the sights from a hot-air balloon.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

5.8 mi / 9.34 km from the hotel
Learn more about the storied past of the US Olympic and Paralympic teams at this museum. You’re sure to find inspiration in the trials and triumphs of the individual athletes as well as their teams and coaches.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center

4.45 mi / 7.15 km from the hotel
Come see the training facilities for US athletes preparing for the Olympics and Paralympics. You can take a tour, see live sports demonstrations, sign up for a class, or attend a sports camp. Visit the on-site store to shop for team merchandise.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

7.28 mi / 11.71 km from the hotel
This zoo, located on a mountainside, features one of North America’s largest herds of giraffes. Take your visit to the next level by boarding the Mountaineer Sky Ride for an aerial view of the park.

Manitou Springs

9.86 mi / 15.87 km from the hotel
A day in Manitou Springs can be as adventurous or as relaxing as you want it to be. From horseback rides to spa treatments, any activity is more fun in the mountains.

North Pole

15.07 mi / 24.25 km from the hotel
Get into the Christmas spirit at this holiday-themed amusement park, open seasonally. Take a tour of Santa’s Village or hop aboard the Candy Cane Coaster for a thrilling ride.

Old Colorado City

7.61 mi / 12.24 km from the hotel
Colorado's first capital city, this town maintains its historic charm with quaint shops and a variety of local events.

Pikes Peak

17.21 mi / 27.7 km from the hotel
Whether you're an experienced outdoors enthusiast or a greenhorn, you can find challenging hiking and biking at this 14,115-foot-high peak.