12 Things to See and Do in Colorado


11. Visit the United States Olympic Training Center

Located in Colorado Springs is the flagship training center of the U.S. Olympic team and the active headquarters of the U.S. Olympic Committee and is a well-deserved visit when you are in Colorado. Not only is this a free attraction but an interesting active training center with emphasis on the history of some amazing athletes. Tours are offered six days a week for a very small fee departing every 30 minutes from the visitor’s center.

The visitor’s center houses information about the complex itself and shows a brief inspirational video. From there you will head to the massive Hall of Fame where spectacular athletes are celebrated. Tours will take you through numerous training facilities including the gymnasium, pools and shooting range. If you happen to visit during practice time you will be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these amazing athletes in action.  Visit the gift shop at the end to pick up some Olympic merchandise and support the incredible athletes.

Next ➞

More on EscapeHere