3 Best Bucket List Adventures of 2020 Near Colorado Springs
This year has been a doozy, but being near Colorado Springs has made it a little easier.
Colorado Springs is the perfect little-big city close to the Rocky Mountains, surrounding adventure activities, and more.
Although Colorado Springs is centric to many super bucket list adventures, many things this year have prevented us from doing the things we normally enjoy — like crossing off items on our bucket list. However, even with the closures and health scares, we’ve still been able to share some once-in-a-lifetime experiences. A few of these experiences definitely counted as a bucket list adventure!
Curious to hear more about our favorite bucket list adventures of 2020? Here are our top three favorite bucket list adventures of 2020 near Colorado Springs.
1. Climbed and Hiked the Best Via Ferrata in Colorado
The Royal Gorge Via Ferrata is the newest-one-of-a-kind Royal Gorge Bridge and Park attraction, and definitely one that should be crossed off your adventure bucket list.
The Via Ferrata is a traditional rock climbing attraction that was used by the Italians during World War I to scale the rugged Dolomite mountain range. Since the conception, Via Ferrata attractions have been one of the best ways to hike mountainous ranges for any skill level — the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park’s Via Ferrata is no exception.
When visitors sign up to participate in the Via Ferrata attraction, they are given a trained guide who takes them on the Via Ferrata trail. Visitors can choose their tour based on skill, preference, and more. During any Via Ferrata tour, visitors will experience one-of-a-kind views of the monumental Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Due to the verticality and amazing views, this Via Ferrata attraction has been considered one of the best in Colorado.
Want to learn more about this must-do-bucket-list adventure?
2. Soared 1,200 feet Above the Arkansas River Via Zipline
The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park zip line attraction is a must-do bucket list item near Colorado Springs.
Parallel to the highest suspension bridge in America, the zipline attraction uses a custom harness system with state-of-the-art braking systems that allow you to wave your hands in the air from pure excitement the entire way.
Don’t just take our word for how amazing this attraction is, the Travel Channel has named the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Zip Line the #1 Colorado bucket list experience. Curious about how you can experience this bucket list adventure near Colorado Springs for yourself?
Learn more, and book your ticket on our website — this experience is open March – December, weather permitting!
3. Free Fall Next To America’s Highest Suspension Bridge on the SkyCoaster
Others don’t call this experience the “world’s scariest skycoaster experience” for nothing.
This adrenaline-driven bucket list adventure near Colorado Springs is as exhilarating as it gets. Strapped into a custom harness on your stomach while you’re hoisted 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River just to be dropped without a moment’s notice is enough adventure for a lifetime for some.
Don’t think you can experience something like this alone? No worries, the harness holds up to three people at once, and really encourages anyone and everyone to do something crazy.
Looking for an exhilarating adventure near Colorado Springs? This one’s for you.
Learn more about the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park’s Royal Rush SkyCoaster, and be sure you book your General Admission ticket on our website today to save some money.
There’s Still Time to Cross One Of These Bucket List Adventures Near Colorado Springs Off Your List
As we mentioned earlier, this year has been a doozy.
If you wish you could have crossed a few more bucket list adventures near Colorado Springs off your list there’s still time. Most of our attractions are open 365 days a year, weather permitting. We’d love to see you here and have you tell us which adventure is your favorite.
What are you waiting for?