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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
 
Private Tour: Denver Foothills Explorer
"As you rise out of the Great Plains valley and climb toward the mountains the area provides fantastic viewpoints over the city. This 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.You 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 $720.00

Pike's Peak Tips (29)

Pikes Peak Mountain

Pikes Peak where America the beautiful was written is the most visited mountain in the USA (I wonder how they know that little fact). You can take a cog wheeled train, drive or hike to the top on the...
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Ekahau
Apr 11, 2007

Pikes Peak

This is one of the stand outs for the area. Tourists and tours are available. At 14,110 feet high, it pitches right up there. The peak is relatively flat. If we could only find those pictures-much...
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BruceDunning
Oct 06, 2009

Pikes Peak is a very large...

Pikes Peak is a very large part of the COS landscape. At over 14,000 feet, Pikes Peak grants quite a view of the city. You can drive up to the summit by car, hike up, or take the cog railway located...
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John195123
Sep 07, 2002

America the Beautiful: Pike's Peak

Not the tallest of the Rockies, this is the most famous and accessible. You can drive up to the top or take the Cog Railway (which I did). Driving, from what I've heard, is not for the faint of heart....
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Tom_Fields
Sep 30, 2008

Pike's Peak Cog Railway

This is the fun way to see Pike's Peak. It's the world's highest cog railway. For those unfamiliar with this concept, the locomotive has a big "cog", or spiked wheel, in the center. The track has a...
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Tom_Fields
Sep 30, 2008

Pike's Peak

Some will tell you there are bigger mountains to drive up, but none are as famous as Pike's Peak. There are two ways to the top - the Cog Railway and the Highway drive. The Cog Railway has the...
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PinkFloydActuary
May 28, 2006

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad

The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad is open most of the year, weather permitting. It costs about $26, but you can get coupons online. It's a three hour round-trip tour, with a 30 minute time at the top. Which...
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Erin09340
Nov 03, 2005

Pikes Peak = America the Beautiful

This is a great place to go see. You get to the top after what seems like FOREVER and have one of the best views I've ever seen. You are standing at over 14,000 feet. You can also take a train, but I...
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elizabooper
Apr 11, 2004

Pikes Peak

Pike's Peak is one of the most famous mountains in Colorado, more for its location next to Colorado Springs than any other reason. It towers 11,140 feet above sea level and is accessible by road,...
Ewingjr98
Aug 09, 2006

Pikes Peak

From the second you get to Colorado Springs, you will see it. Pikes Peak, also know as Americas mountain. It is the largest mountain in Colorado Springs, and by far the most breathtaking! Pikes Peak...
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jstocco
Jan 17, 2008

Ride the cog railway to the top of Pike's Peak

I've never taken the cog railway myself, but have seen it arrive while at the summit. People seem to enjoy the 3 plus hour journey each way on the world's highest cog railway, in use since 1891.Catch...
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basstbn
Aug 16, 2004

Pikes Peak

This mountain was the inspiration for´the song "America the beautiful" and was a symbol to the gold seekers on their way west. The peak (over 14,000 feet) is accessible by car or by train. Take a...
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PelLihi
Mar 18, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Pike's Peak

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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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Air Force Academy

They let you onto the grounds to see the sites. The Cadet Chapel is the stand out and can be seen for some distances. It is called and A-frame structure, but is much more than it is classed. YOu also...
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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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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

This is a really nice zoo. It's built into the side of a mountain, so walking around will wear you out a little, but the views are excellent. Summer Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Winter Hours: 9 a.m. – 5...
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Florissant Fossil beds National Monument

This small national monument preserves an area of fossil and petrified redwoods stumps created 34 million years ago in the eruption of a giant volcano. Although well worth preserving for science,...
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