Colorado Springs Nightlife Tour, Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has an active and crazy nightlife. The downtown area is packed with clubs, bars and discos. Music choices range from jazz and rock'n'roll to pop and country. Some of the most popular nightspots include Mansion, Sodo and the Thirsty Parrot. Take the following tour to visit these places and other hot venues in Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs Nightlife Tour Map

Guide Name: Colorado Springs Nightlife Tour
Guide Location: USA » Colorado Springs (See other walking tours in Colorado Springs)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km
Author: irenes
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Gasoline Alley

1) Gasoline Alley

Gasoline Alley, located on North Tejon Street, is the only three-level nightclub in the city. Here you can listen to rock music from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. every day, with live performances every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Crazy roof parties are one of the club's highlights. Gasoline Alley was labeled Colorado Springs' Best New Bar of 2010 according to InSider Magazine. Happy hour is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
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Cowboy's Country & Western

2) Cowboy's Country & Western

Cowboy's Country & Western is a club where you can listen to country music and dance your heart out. This large club is located in downtown Colorado Springs. There is frequently live music, but DJs play on occasion. Thursday is Ladies Night so be prepared to have some fun! The club is also great for karaoke.
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Mansion

3) Mansion

Mansion, formerly known as Rum Bay, opened in late September 2010. It is a luxurious and fashionable club that boasts several levels and multiple bars. The dance floor is very spacious, and the lights and sound are top-quality. There is even a karaoke room where you can make your own music! The club is 21+ and is open Thursday to Saturday starting at 8 p.m.
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Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub

4) Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub

Jack Quinn is situated on South Tejon Street and is one of the best Irish pubs in the Springs. All the furniture and decorations were imported directly from Ireland. Jack Quinn is a great place to drink quality beer and enjoy delicious food. The pub is open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 a.m.
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Thirsty Parrot

5) Thirsty Parrot

Another popular place in town is the Thirsty Parrot. The club boasts popular DJs and good music. Every Wednesday is jazz night, with live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday is Ladies Night, and women can enjoy free drinks until midnight. Fridays at the club are famous for the Cirque Du DJ! Don't miss happy hour, which is held Tuesday to Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Walking Tours in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Create Your Own Walk in Colorado Springs

Create Your Own Walk in Colorado Springs

Creating your own self-guided walk in Colorado Springs is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Colorado Springs Art Galleries Tour

Colorado Springs Art Galleries Tour

Old Colorado Springs has a rich history rooted in the arts. West Colorado Avenue is home to a variety of art galleries, antique shops and boutiques. Some of the most famous include Michael Garman Productions, Pine Creek Gallery and Hunter Wolff Gallery. Take the following tour to explore Colorado Springs' vibrant art scene.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 km
Colorado Springs Religious Buildings Tour

Colorado Springs Religious Buildings Tour

Colorado Springs has a rich religious heritage. There are numerous places of worship in the city that represent a variety of faiths, including Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, Unitarian and more. Take this tour to explore the beautiful cathedrals, churches and temples in Colorado Springs.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Colorado Springs is a city with a fascinating history and a vibrant cultural scene. It boasts a number of great museums and art galleries, beautiful cathedrals, churches and temples, antique shops and boutiques. This self-guided tour will lead you to the top attractions in Colorado Springs.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Colorado Springs Museums and Galleries Tour

Colorado Springs Museums and Galleries Tour

Colorado Springs is a city with a fascinating history and a vibrant cultural scene. It boasts a number of great museums and art galleries. Take this tour to visit some of Colorado Springs' most popular cultural attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Colorado Springs for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Colorado Springs has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Colorado Springs, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.