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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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All Types of Weather

I suggest packing clothing to suit all types of weather. In the summer you may need a sweater in the morning and at night. If you go into the mountains, you may need a coat. I would follow the common...
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Pack for different kinds of weather

The weather in Co Springs is quite changable. One minute it's sunny and warm and the next a cloud has moved over the town and temp's dropped 10 degrees. I always have a light jacket and umbrella in...
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Layers, layers - Yes, Layers!

One bag with wheels will travel, but a backpack is nice to have for everything, from walking along shops to hiking in the woods. hiking boots or shoes with a good treadDress in layers, T-shirts, under...
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Hiking gear is essential

Backpacks Solid shoes and hiking clothes I don't know what medical supplies you need for that, but be aware of rattlesnakes...No kidding, there are lots of them! A camera is essential!!!! cause you'll...
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Sun glasses

I don't like to take much luggages but I know what it means to travel so here you will see no advices :-) Get sun glasses especially if you are going to drive a lot or through Colorado, because city...
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Shorts and sweaters

Colorado Springs is a very outdoorsy place. Bring comfortable walking/hiking shoes. The weather is generally warm but that can change quickly (especially at night). Bring a sweater in your bag to...
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Take whatever bags you want! Bring comfortable walking shoes. COS has the ability to be 70 degrees F. one minute, and 30 degrees F. and snowing ten minutes later. (It happened just last year) So...
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At anytime the weather will change. If you go in the summer take a couple of winterarticles(heavy coat,etc.) and winter travel take a couple pair of short sleeve shirts.You might not need them but...
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I recommend that you have a good pair of tennis shoes.Also pack all different kinds of clothes. If its in the summer it gets very hot there. Make sure you bring a jacket if you plann on going up...
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Don't bring too much stuff. Depending on where you stay(hotel, cabin, etc), carrying big luggage around could be pretty interesting. Keep it minimal. And if you're camping or something, don't worry so...
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Top Things to Do in Colorado Springs

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Pike's Peak

One of the few 14,000 foot mountains you can drive up. The weather at the summit is markedly cooler so bring a jacket even on a warm summer day and also take it easy as the lack of oxygen can make...
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Garden of the Gods

These sandstone structures formed by thousands of years of wind and rain are Colorado Springs number one destination and a must see. The park is free and has countless hiking trails that lead through...
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Less well-known than the famed cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings are still fascinating. Built over 700 years ago, they are about the same age as many European castles and...
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Seven Falls

We visited on May 29, 2016. This was the second visit for us. Our first visit with our daughter in June of 1988 was perfect in every way. This visit with our daughter and grandchildren had major...
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Air Force Academy

Just north of Colorado Springs is the sprawling Air Force Academy. I was a student here in the early 70's and the longer I'm away the fonder my memories become. There is a visitor's center and I would...
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Royal Gorge

Royal Gorge is a dramatic 1,250 foot canyon cut by the Arkansas river west of Canon City Colorado. The city has built a suspension bridge over the canyon for a great view down into the chasm. Note...
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