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Top 3 Colorado Springs Vacation Packages

The best part of a vacation? Enjoying the vacation! The worst part of the vacation? Planning it. Sometimes, the ladder can be the reason you don’t try new areas for a vacation in the first place. That’s why we love offering these Colorado Springs vacation packages! 

Anyone who wants to experience the best of nature near Colorado Springs can do so without lifting a mental finger. 

Colorado Springs is your ticket to witnessing the beauty of the Rocky Mountains, with the best views found along Royal Gorge. This area has canyon walls towering thousands of feet, carved out by the beautiful Arkansas River. Well known as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, a vacation to Colorado Springs will be full of rugged nature adventures.

Colorado Springs vacation packages should always include a raft trip, but the other accompanying activity is up to you and your group. Here are our favorite Colorado Springs vacation packages to get you a front-row seat to the best of Colorado adventure. 

 

Top 3 Colorado Springs Vacation Packages

  1. Colorado Springs Zipline and Rafting
  2. ATV and Rafting Package
  3. Royal Gorge Railroad and Rafting Package

 

Colorado Springs Zipline and Rafting

Time Length: 7-8 hours

Age Requirements: 7+ years old for the Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip & 14+ for the Royal Gorge rafting trip

Good for: Families that want a day full of action and fun

Families or friend groups that want non-stop action from start to finish will love the Zipline and Rafting Tour. This Colorado vacation package includes a choice of rafting excursion so you can pick the experience that best fits your group’s rafting ability. Whether you have adrenaline lovers looking for a thrill or a group that would enjoy a beginner-friendly trip, this will be a fantastic experience. 

Itinerary:

Your day starts on the river with your choice of a rapid-filled adventure on our classic Royal Gorge rafting trip or a splashy whitewater raft on our Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip. Royal Gorge rafting has class II-IV+ rapids that will take you for a wild ride, while the Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a fantastic option for first-timers who want to enjoy a thrill. Both of these rivers will have some stunning canyon views to enjoy as you navigate the river.

After your raft trip, the perfect way to dry off is by soaring through the air hundreds of feet over some of the most scenic areas around Royal Gorge! We partner with The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, one of the best ziplines in Colorado, for hours of aerial adventure. This zipline course includes multiple ziplines ranging from 300 to 1,800 feet long, a 200-foot rope bridge, and an assisted repel. On top of the course, you also get access to Broadmoor’s Seven Falls Park to mix things up! This park is home to Colorado’s most majestic waterfall, equipped with a giant staircase that takes you to the top of the falls.

ATV and Rafting Package

Time Length: 6-7 hours

Age Requirements: 16+ to operate ATVs, 18+ to operate larger vehicles and 7+ to ride

Good for: Families with older teens, fun-loving friend groups and anyone with a need for speed

Our ATV and Rafting Package is perfect for groups and families who love flying down rocky trails and navigating fun rapids. Families with a mix of younger children and older teens will find a lot of common ground with this Colorado Springs vacation package. 

Itinerary:

You’ll kick off your adventure rafting Bighorn Sheep Canyon, running rapids that are fantastic for first-time rafters who want an adrenaline-pumping trip. This river has class II-III rapids that are a blast to raft and a breeze to negotiate. 

Now, it’s time to get covered in dust and dirt on an ATV and UTV adventure! Play Dirty ATV will hook you up with some fun vehicles, perfect for exploring trails around this beautiful area. These sleek machines will help you climb to the top of Table Mountain for epic views of the surrounding 13k foot peaks of the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range. This activity comes with all the protective gear you and your group need to have a great experience on the trails.

Royal Gorge Railroad and Rafting Package

**Most Popular Package!**

Time Length: 6-8 hours, depending on the raft trip you choose

Age Requirements: 4+ for the Cottonwood River float and 7+ to raft Bighorn Sheep Canyon

Good for: Families with older teens, fun-loving friend groups and anyone with a need for speed

Our most universal Colorado Springs vacation package that welcomes adventurers of all ages, our Railroad and Rafting Package lets kids as young as four join in the fun. This full-day experience includes a memorable lunch and grants you access to stunning river views, whether you’re on the river or winding alongside one!

Itinerary: 

Your group can choose to start your day with a splashy whitewater raft trip on Bighorn Sheep Canyon or enjoy a scenic float on the Cottonwood River. If you have younger kids, the Cottonwood River trip is perfect for a calm-water float full of stunning scenery and slow-water fun. 

After your float or raft trip, you will stop for an extra special experience – a gourmet lunch with a view of the surrounding nature! Our team will provide a delicious hot meal for you to enjoy on the banks of the river.

Next, all aboard the Royal Gorge Railroad! This magical experience welcomes kids and adults of all ages for fantastic views along the river. 

These Colorado vacation packages are ready and waiting to give you unforgettable memories on your next Colorado Springs adventure! If you need any help getting on the river, reach out to our team! We’ll save you a seat on our upcoming Colorado Springs rafting trips. 

By: brandon
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