Pikes Peak Area

The Pikes Peak region of Colorado offers an abundance of activities and attractions. Even though our homes are fabulous to relax in we encourage our guests to get out and enjoy what our region has to offer. Most of the attractions are located in Colorado Springs, Historic Manitou Springs, Cripple Creek and Canon City the Royal Gorge region. All within 5 minutes to an hour of most of our homes so get out there and explore Colorful Colorado!

Garden of the Gods

Explore Colorado Springs` paradise in one magical stop. Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark. Imagine dramatic views, 300` towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies. This world class Visitor & Nature Center is the most visited attraction in the region with a NEW, exciting, 14 minute, HD show: "How Did Those Red Rocks Get There?”. Delight in one of Colorado`s most photographed views while eating in our glassed in cafe or from our terrace overlooking Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. Where else can you eat inside a postcard?
Phone: 719.634.6666

Pike`s Peak Cog Railway

The track of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway is 8.9 miles long. The round trip lasts 3 hours and 10 minutes..

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Explore the fascinating cliff dwellings architecture of the ancient Anasazi and browse through two museums featuring cultural displays all overlooking the historic town of Manitou Springs Colorado.
Toll Free: 800-345-9971

Cave of the Winds

Are you feeling mild or wild? Do you want to investigate cave formations while on an educational tour, or journey back in time and explore cave formations and passageways with hand-held lanterns? Choose from two exciting tours and give your family the perfect Colorado experience!

Flying W Ranch

The Flying W Ranch was destroyed on Tuesday, June 26th 2012 due to the Waldo Canyon Fire. Please refer back to our website for more information. The Flying W Ranch is an actual working mountain cattle ranch located in the foothills of Colorado Springs, Colorado. We have been specializing in authentic western food and western style entertainment since 1953. In our high season we entertain and serve dinner to over a thousand people nightly.

Seven Falls

Behind you the prairies extend for hundreds of dry miles to the east. Ahead, the foothills rise abruptly, divided by winding streams that have carved out verdant valleys. Enter South Cheyenne Canyon – only five minutes from the very civilized Broadmoor Hotel – and you find yourself immersed in Colorado’s famous natural beauty. Discover Seven Falls today!

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

At Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, you`ll learn about wildlife in unforgettable ways. Wake up to the howl of Mexican wolves. Feed an elephant lunch. Watch a veterinarian treat a sick animal. Or hold a 6-foot Burmese python. Whether you want a family tour, kids` summer camp, volunteer opportunity or corporate team-building event, our comprehensive educational programs provide one-of-a-kind personal experiences with animals and their habitats.

United States Air Force Acadamy

Visitors may access several overlooks across the Academy, the Cadet Chapel, the Honor Court, Arnold Hall, the Cadet Field House, Falcon Athletic Center, Falcon Stadium, the Association of Graduates building and the Visitor Center. Some of these facilities do not open until 9 a.m. The Terrazzo, airfield and housing areas are off-limits. For more detailed information on Academy recreation and attractions, visit our Recreation page or the 10th Force Support Squadron Web site

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is unlike any destination you’ll ever experience. A journey of epic proportions with more than 360 acres and 21 rides, shows and attractions to explore. Where families and friends alike will marvel at the awe-inspiring panoramic views from one of the world’s highest suspension bridges – hanging 956 feet high and spanning a quarter mile across the canyon. But whether you’re looking to sightsee, have an adventure, go on a family vacation or a day trip, this one-of-a-kind attraction has something for everyone.
Phone: 719-257-7507

Ghost Town Museum

As a true preservation of Colorado’s western past, Ghost Town Museum is a fun and historic look back at kind of old west town that used to dot this region during the late1800’s and early 1900’s

Dinosaur Resource Museum

We have a marvelous world class museum here in Woodland Park. We feature an awe-inspiring display of dinosaurs, prehistoric marine reptiles, pterosaurs and fish of North America’s late Cretaceous period. The fossil skeletons on display are supplemented with vibrant graphics and life-restoration sculptures to help you visualize these fascinating animals in life and the environments

Denver Children`s Museum

The Children’s Museum of Denver is all about children and their grown-ups learning through play. With interactive exhibits, year-round special events, and daily educational programming, there is always something fun and exciting to do.

Denver Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium was purchased by Landry`s Restaurants, Inc. in 2003, when it was Colorado`s Ocean Journey Aquarium. On July 14, 2005, Landry`s reopened the redesigned complex as Downtown Aquarium. The entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits that highlight fascinating ecosystems around the world. Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family.

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens is centrally located at 1007 York Street in Denver, just 10 minutes east of downtown and one mile north of the Cherry Creek Shopping Center.

Elitch Gardens

Thrilling rides. Entertaining shows. Refreshing water slides. Two parks for the price of one await you at Colorado’s coaster capital, Elitch Gardens. Give your family a much-needed escape at the area’s #1 theme and water park.

Butte Opera House

The Butte Theater is an 1890`s theater refurbished for modern use. Owned by the City of Cripple Creek, the Butte decor includes Victorian-era wallpaper, and period chandeliers. A 1,350-square foot stage spans the main room, with seating for 199 guests. The stage is home to professional and community theater productions as well a variety of entertainment venues.

Mountain Bike Tours

If you are looking for a fun, adventurous way to experience Colorado on your next vacation, or even if you are a local who`s never been up the mountain, Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours can provide you with an exciting option for making memories that will last a lifetime!

River Rafting

Arkansas River Tours has been offering exceptional whitewater rafting in Colorado since 1973. Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are the birthplace of more major rivers than any other mountain range in the U.S. Colorado’s Arkansas River, the most popular river in America, provides a variety of rafting experiences ranging from ½ day trips to multi-day trips with camping, easy whitewater for family vacation adventures to challenging extreme adventures in Class IV+ whitewater.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Make your dream a reality with a hot air balloon ride in the magnificent Colorado Rockies. Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides is owner operated and offers its flights in the South Park Valley located high in the Central Mountains of Colorado.

Golfing

The Course is 6,464 yards from the championship tees with a par of 70. The course rating is 71.6 and has a slope rating of 136 on Blue Grass. The seasons here are mild and the views spectacular, which makes this a must play for your golfing pleasure

Hiking Trails

Home of some the greatest hiking trails in the United States. Visit the website to view different trails and maps.

Mountain Bike Trails

Colorado Springs Area Mountain Biking maps and information