For high school students wanting to experience thrills, as well as learn a thing or two, this trip is for you! Our 4 day Canon City and Colorado Springs High School Adventure is jammed packed with amazing and exhilarating attractions you are sure to love!
Day 1 You’ll See:
- National Museum of WWII Aviation
- US Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame
- Garden of the Gods
- Broadmoor Soaring Adventures
Day 2 You’ll See:
- Adventure Mini Golf and Batting Cage
- Cave of the Winds
Day 3 You’ll See:
- Royal Gorge Railroad
- Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center
- Museum of Colorado Prison
Day 4 You’ll See:
- Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours
National Museum of WWII Aviation- Take a step back in time at the National Museum of WWII Aviation and get up close with iconic aircraft from the famous war. Uncover the courage, heroism and technology associated with those who served by exploring uniforms, awards, and historic photos. Go beyond that with interactive exhibits featuring personal stories from World War II soldiers for an unforgettable educational experience. Such an inspiring day out is sure to leave a lasting impression!
US Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame- Take a journey through America's Olympic-winning past at the US Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame! Discover engaging exhibits featuring iconic athletes and Team USA's stories, explore interactive displays to learn about all kinds of Olympic sports and activities, and pay tribute to some of America's most elite Olympians in the Hall of Fame. Enjoy this unique experience in Colorado Springs for an unforgettable tour!
Garden of the Gods- Take in the stunning beauty of the Garden of the Gods, a National Natural Landmark in Canon Colorado! From towering sandstone formations and iconic landmarks like Mummy Range, Pike's Peak and Balanced Rock, to plenty of activities such as hiking trails, bike paths and rock climbing, this is sure to be one of the highlights of your tour. Enjoy breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences that are sure to stay with you forever!
Broadmoor Soaring Adventures- Broadmoor Soaring Adventures offers a unique opportunity for thrill seekers. Experience the ultimate combination of adventure and relaxation as you soar high above the Rocky Mountains in an open-air gondola! Feel the refreshing breeze and take in breathtaking views that only Colorado can offer. With guided tours lasting 30 to 60 minutes, there's something for everyone.
Adventure Mini Golf and Batting Cage- Head over to Adventure Golf and Batting Cage for a day of family fun! Play a few rounds of mini golf on our 9-hole course, take a spin around the go-kart track or let your inner thrill seeker soar with bumper boats and batting cages. With something for everyone, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience that will keep your adrenaline pumping all day long!
Cave of the Winds- Descend into the mysterious Cave of the Winds - a spectacular underground wonderland! Explore breathtaking geologic formations, including a variety of stalagmites and stalactites, that were created over millions of years. Enjoy stunning views from the Hurricane Deck above Williams Canyon, then take an incredible journey through the suspended walkway leading deep into the cave. Get to know its history while discovering all its fascinating stories and have an adventure you won't soon forget!
Royal Gorge Railroad (breakfast, lunch, or dinner train) (2hr)- Explore the history of Colorado with a ride on Royal Gorge Railroad, marveling at its narrow-gauge track that has been operating since the late 1800s. Enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rocky Piedmont regions while you take in Colorado's beautiful scenery from your seat.
Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center (2.5hr)- Delve into the captivating past of Canon City at the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center. Investigate interactive displays or join in on exciting programs that showcase the stories of Ute Indians and miners who traveled here in search of ore during the 1800s. Discover a new appreciation for this region's heritage.
Museum of Colorado Prison (1.5-2hr)- Experience what it’s like to be locked up with an exploration of the Museum of Colorado Prisons. Take a peek at 19th century jail cells, study the history of prisons in both Colorado and the United States, and participate in unique exhibits such as the prison break game. A must-see for any tour group!
Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours (full or half day packages)- Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours! Enjoy the beauty of Colorado's wilderness with a white-water rafting experience like none other. Spin, soar and zip your way through the stunning scenery of the Arkansas River below you on a thrilling zipline tour. Whether rafting or ziplining, you'll get some of the most amazing views in the state as you take in Royal Gorge Park from up high. Make lasting memories as you let yourself drift away during this one-of-a-kind experience!