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

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 Colorados 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?
Location: 1805 N. 30th St. Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
Phone: 719.634.6666
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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.
Location: 10 Cliff Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-5242
Toll Free: 800-345-9971
Cave of the Winds

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!
Location: 100 Cave of the Winds Rd Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-5444
Flying W Ranch

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.
Location: 3330 Chuckwagon Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: 719-244-2528
Seven Falls

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 famous Broadmoor Hotel and you find yourself immersed in Colorados famous natural beauty. Discover Seven Falls today!
Location: 6 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone: (719) 476-6700
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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.
Location: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd. Colorado Springs, CO USA 80906
Phone: (719) 633-9925
United States Air Force Acadamy

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
Location: 2346 Academy Dr US Air Force Academy, CO 80840
Phone: 719-333-2025
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is unlike any destination youll 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 worlds highest suspension bridges hanging 956 feet high and spanning a quarter mile across the canyon. But whether youre looking to sight see, have an adventure, go on a family vacation or a day trip, this one of a kind attraction has something for everyone.
Location: 4218 Co Rd 3A, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: 719-257-7507
Ghost Town Museum

Ghost Town Museum

As a true preservation of Colorados 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 late 1800s and early 1900s
Location: 400 S 21st St Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-634-0696
Dinosaur Resource Museum

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 Americas 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
Location: 201 S Fairview St, Woodland Park, CO 80863
Phone: (719) 686-1820
Denver Children`s Museum

Denver Children`s Museum

The Childrens 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.
Location: 2121 Children's Museum Drive Denver, CO 80211
Phone: 303-561-0107
Denver Aquarium

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.
Location: 700 Water Street Denver, CO 80211
Phone: (303) 561-4450
Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens has 2 locations. York Street Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections on 24 acres. The gardens reflect an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Chatfield Farms Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is a 700-acre native plant refuge and working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County.
Location: 1007 York Street in Denver/8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road Littleton, CO 80128
Phone: 720-865-3500
Elitch Gardens

Elitch Gardens

Thrilling rides. Entertaining shows. Refreshing water slides. Two parks for the price of one await you at Colorados coaster capital, Elitch Gardens. Give your family a much-needed escape at the areas #1 theme and water park.
Location: 2000 Elitch Circle Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303.595.4386
Butte Opera House

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.
Location: 139 E Bennett Ave, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone: 719-689-6402
Mountain Bike Tours

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!
Location: 306 S. 25th Street. Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: (719) 337-5311
River Rafting

River Rafting

Arkansas River Tours has been offering exceptional whitewater rafting in Colorado since 1973. Colorados Rocky Mountains are the birthplace of more major rivers than any other mountain range in the U.S. Colorados Arkansas River, the most popular river in America, provides a variety of rafting experiences ranging from half day trips to multiday trips with camping, easy whitewater for family vacation adventures to challenging extreme adventures in Class IV+ whitewater.
Location: 49311 W U.S. 50 Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: (719) 942-4362
Toll Free: 800 321 4352
Hot Air Balloon Rides

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.
Location: P.O. Box 2698 Dillon, CO 80435
Toll Free: 1-888-468-9280
Golfing

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

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

Mountain Bike Trails

Colorado Springs Area Mountain Biking maps and information
Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12.0 miles west by south of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. Elevation: 14,114'
Location: 5089 Pikes Peak Highway, Cascade, CO 80809
Phone: 719.385.7325
Toll Free: 1.800.525.2250
Woodland Park Farmer`s Market

Woodland Park Farmer`s Market

Celebrating 27+ years in Woodland Park, CO Woodland Park Farmers Market WPFM ABOUT THE MARKET WAYS TO PAY SOCIAL CONTACT FARM TO TABLE DINNER ?Summer Market Map- Check out which vendors will be at the market! VOTED COLORADO`S FAVORITE OUTDOOR FARMERS MARKET IN 2011, AND LISTED IN THE TOP 100 MARKETS IN THE COUNTRY! Fridays June 9 - September 29 2017 8AM - 1PM Memorial Park & Henrietta Avenue Woodland Park, Colorado
Location: Memorial Park, Woodland Park
Florissant Fossils Beds

Florissant Fossils Beds

Experience the Fossil History of Colorado Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of detailed fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado.
Location: 15807 County Road 1, Florissant, CO 80816
Phone: (719) 748-3253
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge RailRoad

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge RailRoad

A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family. The locomotive is a 15 ton iron horse of the 0-4-0 type typical of the early day steam engines so important to the winning of the west. The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek. Trains leave every 40 minutes from mid-May thru mid-October from our 1894 depot and gift shop at the head of historic Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek. See our annual schedule. Take this is spectacular 45-minute trip of beautiful colors and fascinating experiences, the old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel, all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek Districts population approached over 50,000. This unique four mile round trip includes an interesting and educational narration on the rich history only a dynamic gold town could produce. Also stops for special points of interest, impressive photo spots, and Echo valley. Handicap and Wheelchair Accommodation is provided with assistance from our staff, please call for specific arrangements. We are Pet Friendly! You will enjoy every minute of the ride and will have a better knowledge of this world famous town, Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Location: 520 E Carr Ave, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone: (719) 689-2640
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

You Can Be Part of This Gold Mining Adventure! Descend 1000 feet in America`s Only Vertical Shaft Gold Mine Tour Experience the "Old West" as it was for hard rock gold miners of "The Worlds Greatest Gold Camp," Cripple Creek, Colorado. Explore Americas favorite gold mine tour! Really get into Colorado Vertically descend 100 stories into the earth. Witness the evolution of underground mining. View gold veins in their natural state. Ride an underground tram air locomotive. Experience the sights and sounds of mining equipment. Receive With Your Tour FREE GOLD ORE SAMPLE
Location: 9388 Highway 67 Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
Phone: 719-689-2466
Chuck Wagon Dinner and Dance

Chuck Wagon Dinner and Dance

GIT OUTTA TOWN! Join our wranglers and staff at the Historic M Lazy C Ranch for a hayride, campfire, and that famous star-studded Colorado sky, grill cooking and western classics and new songs that will get your toes tapping and your legs dancing. Join us for the 2 step and waltz and a bit of line dancing. Come eat and enjoy an evening of dinner and dance!!! Groups of 20 or more can make reservations for any night. Come experience the real Colorado! Call to check for dates and make your reservations. Choose from our famous mouth waterin steak or chicken dinner, which comes with all the cowboy fixins We will send you home full as a tick! Come join us for Colorado family oriented fun time! Event Date: 05-26-18 06-10-18 06-16-18 07-03-18 07-18-18 09-21-18 Event Time: 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM Mountain Location: M Lazy C Guest Ranch 801 County Road 453 Lake George, CO 80827 Contact Person: Bethany (phone: 719-748-3398) Details: 5:00 p.m. hayrack ride then 5:30 p.m. dinner (choice of steak or chicken), Followed by live entertainment and dancing. Bonfires if no burn ban. $35/person + 20% suggested gratuity. Advance reservations and deposit required. Reservations Required and advance payment needed 10 days prior to the Chuck wagon you wish to attend. Chuck wagons require a 20 person minimum .If you have a group of over 20 we can do one during the week as well. Based on availability. Enjoy live western entertainment with your chicken or steak meal! Classic country songs and new music performed by Cowboy Jake and Cowgirl Sarah, and/or other talented special guest performers! Other meal options & rates available for private parties and weddings.
Location: 801 Cty. Rd. 453. Lake George, CO 80827
Phone: 719-748-3398
2018 Victor Gem & Mineral Show

2018 Victor Gem & Mineral Show

The show will include vendors from across the state selling Colorado dug minerals. Items for sale will include polished gems, hand-crafted jewelry, rough slabs, specimens, cabochons, geode breaking, Cripple Creek & Victor Mining District gold ore specimens, Burtis Blue Cripple Creek turquoise, and more. Meet some of the stars of the Prosector TV show who will be on hand selling their finds. There will also be gold and gem panning at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum. Show hours are from 9 to 5 each day. The Victor Elks Lodge members will be grilling burgers on the lodge porch as a fundraiser. Victors many shops and attractions will also be open, including Victors Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, antique, art and gift shops, the old-fashioned soda fountain, German Bakery, the local bar and eatery, Victor Hotel, as well as the local parks and Trails of Gold where you can explore the historic gold mining country. This year representatives from Newmont Mining Corporation will make a presentation on the geology of the gold mining district. This free presentation will be held Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m. at the Victor Elks Lodge. In addition to the show, the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum gift shop will be open from 9:30 to 5:30 with its collection of rocks, gems, minerals, rhodochrosite and aquamarine jewelry, geodes and gold panning for the kids. The museum also houses a mineral collection as well as historic mining equipment, photos, and historic displays. In addition, guided tours of the modern gold mine are available through the museum see VictorColorado.com for reservations. Event Date: 06-15-18 - 06-17-18 Event Time: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Mountain Location: Downtown Victor 3rd & Victor Ave Victor, CO 80860 Details: Free Admission
Location: Victor Colorado
Phone: 719-689-5509
Above the Clouds Adventure Tours

Above the Clouds Adventure Tours

Above The Clouds Adventure Tours is the newest addition to the Teller County motorsports family! We are a private ATV rental service in Divide, CO. Our ATV tours start out at 9,000 ft. elevation, in the beautiful Pike National Forest, the most well known and popular National Forest in the state. The Rule Ridge Trailhead is only 5 miles away from us, giving you more time on the ATV and less time in the car. We are located on Highway 24, just 7 miles west of the pleasant mountain town of Woodland Park, the City Above The Clouds. The key word in Above the Clouds Adventure Tours, LLC is Adventure. Our ATV rentals run year round. Off-roading changes with the seasons. In the spring, muddy and snow packed rides are the name of the game. In summer, enjoy the warm rays of the sun while splashing through Phantom Creek to cool off. In fall, the aspens turn a rich gold, competing with the mountains for your attention. You will travel on multiple trails designed for every skill level and where all manner of wildlife can be seen. Our tours provide the perfect setting for high quality friends and family time. From slower sightseeing tours, to technical faster paced rides, we have it all. Let Above the Clouds Adventure Tours show you the untamed side of Colorado!
Location: 11505 Highway 24. Divide, CO 80814
Phone: 719-686-7779
Cripple Creek Colorado

Cripple Creek Colorado

Welcome to Cripple Creek, a historic gambling and mining town that is one of the most dynamic and scenic tourism destinations in Colorado. The grandly restored Old West brick buildings along Bennett Avenue, surrounded by majestic mountains, boast nine unique state-of-the-art casinos, as well as great restaurants, shops, and hotels. The excitement that drove the Greatest Gold Rush Ever still lives, where treasure seekers and hooligans from near and far try their hands at poker, black jack, roulette, craps and slot machines with the highest casino paybacks in Colorado.
Location: Cripple Creek CO
Phone: (719) 689-3315