THINGS TO DO | COLORADO SPRINGS OCTOBER 2022
Are you looking for things to do around Colorado Springs for the month of October?
With so many things to do all year long there's a huge draw to the area and one reason why so many people are seeking out Colorado Springs real estate for permanent residences & vacation homes.
Fall is finally is here! The air is crisp and the leaves are beginning to change. Whether you're a local, looking to move to Colorado Springs, or planning a trip here, here are just a few things to do in the Colorado Springs area during the month of October.
Miners Pumpkin Patch
The Miners Pumpkin Patch in Colorado Springs is open every Saturday in the month of October from 9am-4pm. Not only is this a pumpkin patch but there is so much more much to do so plan to spend a few hours! Some activities include Kids Hay Maze, Animal Encounter, Pumpkin Smash and Catapult, Tractor Pulled Hayrides, Music, Food Trucks, and so much more. Search Colorado Springs Homes For Sale.
Take a drive to Estes Park for the Elk Fest October 1st and 2nd. This festival will have live music, food trucks, bugling contest, and most of all the chance to see wild elk! There is also an Rut Run 5k October 1st beginning at 8:30am and local themed specials. Rocky Mountain National Park is also located in Estes Park. If you have time this is National Park is worth visiting, 100+ lakes and over 350 miles of hiking trails! Search Estes Park Homes For Sale.
Telluride Horror Show
If you love horror, suspense, and thrillers you do not want to miss the 13th edition Horror Show October 14-16 in Telluride. This is Colorado's first and largest horror film festival. The Films in the festival are from all over the world, some of the films will be viewed for the first time in the United States at this festival.
THE EMMA CRAWFORD RACES and FESTIVAL
Emma Crawford Race and Hearse Parade ~ October 29th 12:00pm-9:00pm in Manitou Springs! This signature event commemorates a local tale while brining the community together to celebrate Halloween. For those of you who really get into the spirit join the contest for the best Emma Costume, best Entourage Ensue & most Creative Coffin! Search Manitou Springs Homes For Sale.
There are too many amazing spots in Colorado to name all the places to see the Fall Foliage but here are just a few to help plan your leaf peeping adventures.
The most well known place to see the fall foliage in Colorado I would have to say is Maroon Bells in Aspen. These are the most photographed mountains in North America with over 300 million years of jagged stone, people come from all over the world to see the spectacular natural views. This is something special to see on any day but add the changes of the leaves to the backdrop and prepare to WOWED!
The Million Dollar Highway is a 25 mile stretch on US Highway 550 of unbelievable views between Silverton and Ouray. It is said to be one of the most beautiful roads in the USA and adding the fall foliage to this iconic highway is something spectacular.
Head on up to the Summit of Pikes Peak to view the leaves at 14,115 feet! There's something magical about being in the foothills of Colorado Springs across the Rocky Mountains in the place where America the Beautiful was inspired with all the bright colored leaves. Search Colorado Springs Homes For Sale.
Take a ride on the Royal Gorge Train in Canon City to enjoy the breathtaking views with the fall foliage along the Arkansas River! There are open carts on the train which allows for you to enjoy the crisp Colorado air and the beautiful scenery. Search Canon City Homes For Sale.
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