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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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Manitou Cliff Dwellings-it's all gift shop

Manitou Cliff Dwellings looks exciting from the brocheres and other information, but it's really just a few very non-authentic looking buildings, and a tiny museum in amongst a giant three story gift...
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Don't buy gifts at Pikes Peak!

Buy your gifts at the Colo. Springs airport. They had the same gifts as the shops on at half the price. I looked all over for gifts and didn't find any and then while waiting for the plane I looked in...
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Seven Falls

With all of the natural beauty in the mountains, one may wonder if it's worth paying to see a set of waterfalls. We decided to give it a try, but will always look back on this as one of our greatest...
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Souvenir Shop at Top of Pikes Peak

the souvenir shop at the summit of Pikes Peak is a real ripoff. It's very expensive and you can find most things at a souvenir shop in town for a fraction of the cost.Please note that this souvenir...
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Summit of Pikes Peak

I am probably going to get burned for this, but I will try to explain anyway. The summit that inspired "America the Beautiful" does provide a commanding view and the mountain itself is very...
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Colorado Springs: Very Difficult to Get around!!!

WARNING: Colorado Springs is not Denver, Denver is laid out on a easy-grid system. Colorado Springs is very difficult to get around compared to other cities, with all the dead-ends and streets...
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Seven Falls

Described perhaps jokingly as "The Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado", neither the falls nor the mile drive to them is grand. The falls cascade a mere 181 feet, which is nowhere near anything...
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After we went to the Royal...

After we went to the Royal Gorge, we took the train ride that goes along the bottom of the gorge. This was very expensive, about $27.00 per person. All this train did was go up the track, stopped and...
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Everything touristy costs too...

Everything touristy costs too much money. Skip the CLIFF DWELLINGS, CAVE OF THE WINDS, SEVEN FALLS. None of these 'attractions' are remotely worth the money. It's terrible to spend money on something...
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Garden of the Gods is one of...

Garden of the Gods is one of the reasons people come to COS. It is well worth seeing, but expect many tourists.
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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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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Close to the Cheyenne Mountain zoo and included in the admission price to the zoo. The shrine is dedicated to the cowboy and homourist who died in a plane crash in 1935. It is located in a beautiful...
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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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"Colorado's Second City"
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"This city gives you warmth even during cold winter"
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