Adrenaline Junkies Delight
Our backyard, America’s Mountain, is the ultimate outdoor getaway, and Garden of the Gods Collection is the perfect base camp to embark on your next adventure and experience a lifetime’s worth of adventure in one spectacular voyage.
Surrounded by an immense red rock playground, Colorado Springs, Co. is unlike any other place in the world. You’ll feel like a kid again as you play in the Springs postcard-perfect landscape with giant rock formations, mountain trails, and off-road experiences. You can explore several national landmarks and state parks just minutes from the resort. You’ll experience the thrill of adventure every day with your choice of climbing the spires of Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak Region river rafting trips, off-road hummer safaris, hiking mountain trails, horseback riding, and one-of-a-kind mountain biking excursions.
Learn how to spend 36 adrenaline-pumping hours in Colorado Springs, with Garden of the Gods Collection as your base camp.
The Weekender Adventurers Itinerary
6 P.M. | CLIMB TO NEW HEIGHTS AT CITY ROCK Built around a passion for climbing, community, and the adventure lifestyle, City Rock offers everything from a kid’s club for young climbers, a youth team for our teenage climbers, and programs for climbers who want to test their limits. With climbing walls towering 43 feet overhead and 3,500 square feet of boulder space, City Rock is sure to rock even the boldest adventurer. 8 P.M. | DRINK YOUR DINNER AT OLA JUICE BAR Ola is a way of life. They believe that individuals can own their health, and choosing nutrient-dense, easily digestible nutriment is a necessary step in taking control. Through Ola’s juices, smoothies, and food, they promote health and vitality, with a special focus on refueling, recharging, and recovery for athletes, those with an active lifestyle, and anyone who wants to take control of their health. Ola’s menu is plant-based, mostly organic, gluten-free and raw, plus they use locally grown produce and local businesses as much as possible.
8 A.M. | HIGH-ADRENALINE WHITE-WATER RAFTING THE ROYAL GORGE | ECHO CANYON RIVER EXPEDITIONS Enjoy a half-day paddle on a section of the Arkansas River, home to Class III to V thrills on rapids like Boat Eater and the Sledgehammer. Beneath 1,000 feet of canyon walls, Royal Gorge rafting trips are the perfect adventure to discover the unforgettable beauty of Colorado white-water rafting. If you’re looking for wet and wild fun, look no further than Echo Canyon River Expeditions. 4 P.M. | ZIP THROUGH THE AIR AT THE BROADMOOR SOARING ADVENTURE AT SEVEN FALLS Experience the exhilaration of Seven Falls with a high-flying adventure that rappels you across “The Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado.” Located in the secluded South Cheyenne Canyon, The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure consists of 10 zip lines (divided between two courses) that range in distance from 300 feet to 1,800 feet as well as moderate hiking, rope bridges, and a controlled 180-foot rappel that offers stunning views of the waterfalls and the canyon below.
10 A.M. | VISIT THE SPA AT THE GARDEN OF THE GODS COLLECTION Atop the newly constructed Gateway Building, anchored by our International Health and Wellness Center, The Spa at the Garden of the Gods Collection perfectly showcases the majestic Rocky Mountains and the world-renowned Garden of the Gods Park. This spectacular setting is the backdrop for exceptional spa and salon services that flow from our commitment to nurture each individual’s personal renewal. Along with seasonal services, the spa menu includes year-round offerings, like our Aypa Energy Body Treatment, a mystical Andean Incan treatment using organic indigenous plants from Peru. A Purple Corn exfoliant, Lucuma Warming Body Mask, Sacha Inchi oil and an exquisite crème made from organic Quinoa complete a treatment that awakens all the senses. 12:30 P.M. | HIKE AND CLIMB GARDEN OF THE GODS Before you leave town, get acquainted with the red rock formations in Colorado Springs’ picturesque public park. Retrace millions of years of geological history with the nature center’s exhibits, take a guided nature walk or a three-mile hike along the rolling Chambers/Bretag/Palmer Trail. Or, if you’re an experienced climber, join Front Range Climbing Company and ascend the steep sandstone.