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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Colorado Springs

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Traffic tickets for not stopping at stop signs

Colorado Springs police officers have and may still be issuing tickets to drivers who fail to come to a stop at the exit ramp (that is under construction, right shoulder is closed and coned off) and...
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Fillmore Street Correction

Visitors and newcomers to Colorado Springs should know that the posting regarding Fillmore Street is wildly inaccurate. I live within a few miles of this thoroughfare and travel it on a near daily...
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Garden of the Gods, Don't stop in the bike lane!

When traveling through the one way roads in the Garden of the Gods, There is a bike lane that is on the right hand sign, and signs are posted telling you not to park in the bike lane. If you stop in...
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the air is thin

Warning to all: Colorado is in a very high elevation. I was born and raised in Colorado and never noticed. I moved out to the west coast, and during my last visit I couldn’t believe how much the...
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The Garden of the Gods - the roads

Most of the Garden of the God’s roads are one-way, so watch for signs and try not to turn wrong way. Also the speed in the park is supposed to be slow, so don’t be afraid to spend time watching...
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Lions, Bears Oh my...

Important information to remember when hiking/biking/running in black bear & mountain lion country:Black bear and mountain lion are more active at dawn and dusk. Also, black bear can be active at all...
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Fillmore Ghetto? Warning post in error

Other poster's pic of tall brick buildings does NOT look like Fillmore street--what ghetto is he talking about? I think the photo is a mistake--Low fast food buildings, & small businesses ARE what...
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Winter Driving on Icy Steep Streets

Winter driving on Colorado Springs streets can be dangerous because of the hilly steep terrain with main thorofares following up and down the hills. After a snowstorm these streets can be nearly...
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Ghetto

The Colorado Springs "ghetto" is a small, suburban area near downtown. It is mainly on Fillmore Street and surrounding areas. It is not a good idea to go there at all, especially at night. There is a...
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Drivers

I have lived in North Carolina, Tampa Bay, FL, Kosovo, and Germany and I think that the people of Colorado Springs are the absolute worst drivers I've experience anywhere. For the first 8 months we...
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Safety in the Rockies

There are places that you should not hike or rock climb, especially in the spring , they are usually identified. First recommendation is: if there is a sign that says DON'T then you really shouldn't -...
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Seven Falls is a Fluke

My friend and I went to this waterfall and there wasn't much too it. You could go hiking once you get up this death trap on a pipe. You basically scale up the falls, wobbling as you go. I'm not afraid...
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Altitude

The town itself is about 7000 feet above sea-level. It takes some time to adjust to it if you are not used to it. I'm serious about this. I'm from Europe and do lots of sports regularly, so I thought...
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School Zones

Slow down when driving through a school zone. The speed limit is 25mph and the cops will give you an enormous ticket when catching you exeeding this limit. So be aware. Other than that I never saw a...
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Top Hotels in Colorado Springs

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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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Top 5 Colorado Springs Writers

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Ewingjr98

"Colorado Springs"
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Tom_Fields

"Colorado's Second City"
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OlenaKyiv

"This city gives you warmth even during cold winter"
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Ekahau

"Colorado Springs"
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leafmcgowan

"Colorado Springs"
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