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Garden of the Gods Foothills Jeep Tour from Colorado Springs
"Tours head out of town via North Cheyenne Canyon and into the foothills of Pike's Peak and the Rocky Mountains. Our tour stops at Helen Hunt Falls for a brief visit to a classic Colorado water fall 2000 feet above Colorado Springs. Above the falls your tour route joins the Shortline Railroad grade traversing through two historic rail road tunnels and offering spectacular vistas. The views over the city and out to the plains and beyond inspired the song ""America the Beautiful"".At the end of the rail road grade is what civilization was 100 years ago. Our tour drives through the historic districts of Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs. Your guide will point out the oldest bu"""Join us on our most popular tour! This foothills tour highlights Colorado Springs' most well known landmarks including Pike's Peak and Garden of the Gods. Our knowledgeable guides unique Colorado history and amazing scenery will provide an adventure you'll never forget."title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Family+friendly&3=Multiple+times+offered+throughout+the+day&4=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour&5=Led+by+a+local+guide&6=Perfect+introduction+for+first-time+visitors
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Private Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver
"Sightseeing/Drive Itinerary. As we rise out of the Great Plains valley and climb toward the mountains the area provides fantastic viewpoints over the city. Our visit to Red Rocks Amphitheatre will astonish and amaze as it is “the only naturally-occurring acoustically perfect amphitheater in the world”*. It has been a centerpiece of cultural and concert events since 1941. After your visit including a walk through the visitor center which documents many of the concerts over the years you may be inspired to attend one of the many events that take place throughout the summer.We then climb to Lookout Mountain. Colorado is full of western stories and lore including that of the infamous Buffalo Bill Cody. His grave and a museum dedicated to his legacy
From $479.00
 
Denver Mountain Parks with Optional Denver City Tour
"After morning pickup from your Denver hotel or Cherry Creek Shopping Center in central Denver head west through the Rocky Mountain foothills in your comfortable air-conditioned coach. Learn from your guide about the history and geology of Denver's mountain parks a system of more than 14000 acres (5665 hectares) of recreational land just outside the city. Visit Red Rocks Park and walk around admiring the towering sandstone rock formations formed nearly 300 million years ago. The park's dramatic natural amphitheater is a popular venue for con passing idyllic mountain towns and keeping your camera ready for possible deer
From $55.00

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Dinosaur Museum

Do Not bother going to this. Although inexpensive, this museum? is a joke. It took us 10 minutes to go through the two rooms. Our kids said: this is it? We vote a big NO for this place and so did the...
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BuckSkin Joe Train Ride

By far the best value if you want to see the Royal Gorge on a budget. Buy the Combo tickets at Buckskin Joe's to see the old town and the train ride. It is a better deal.The train is open, so if...
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Royal Gorge or Royal Gouge?

One of the main reasons we came to Canon City is we had planned on visiting the Royal Gorge. So it was a great disappointment to us when we came here only to realize that it would cost around $80...
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Royal Gorge Bridge is the highest suspension bridge in the world. Towering 1,053 feet over the Arkansas River. It is amazing. I arrived just as the sun was setting, it was beautiful. Unfortunately, my...
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World's steepest Incline Railway

Take this Incline Railway down to the Arkansas River. Yes this railway is VERY steep. This railway has always kind of a cage for 2 persons. You have to stand up in this railway.Down in the Gorge the...
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World's longest single-span Aerial Tram

In June we were lucky to have no line ups and the cabin was not full. So it's fantastic to take good pictures of the Royal Gorge Bridge.This Aerial Tram is also very old but we arrived safely at the...
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Still the highest Bridge

This bridge was built in 1929, is 1'052 feet high and a quarter of a mile long over the Arkansas River. Walking over this bridge is quite adventurous as the bridge is pretty shaky, especially if the...
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Royal Gorge Bridge

Royal Gorge Bridge, built in the late 1920's is the world's highest suspension bridge at 1,053 feet high. It's 1,260 feet long and crosses the Royal Gorge and the Arkansas River. There are several...
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The Raging Arkansas River

Viewed from the bridge high above, you don't realize the size of the river or what rapids are below you. It is also difficult to imagine that this is the same Arkansas River that is so shallow and...
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A Massive Gorge

What began three million years ago as a trickle of water across solid granite is now this canyon. And in another 2,500 years, it will be one foot deeper. It's a deep canyon, but only 40 to 50 feet...
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Water-operated Clock

Located at the entrance to the visitor's center is this water-operated clock, one of only three in the world. The "time-piece" is kept running by small wooden buckets lifting water. Fascinating for...
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Prison Museum

Take a tour inside a prison, built in 1872, and turned into a museum. Prices: Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Kids (6-12) $3Hours:Summer - 08.30-18.00 dailyWinter - 10.00-17.00 Friday, Saturday, and...
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Royal Gorge Bridge

This is the tallest suspension bridge in the world - 1,053ft/321m above the Arkansas River. Walk around, shop, take lots of mountian pictures, take a tram down the side of the gorge to the edge of the...
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Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park is not exactly in Canon City, but about 1 hour further to the south in Southern Colorado. You should take a hike through the sand dunes. Don´t forget some water, sun...
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