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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 Springs City Hall

The building was built as an additional building of Mansions Hotel, torn down in 1925. After the death of the owner. Mr. Earnest, including Mansions Park to the rear, was offered to the City of...
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Cliff House Hotel

The town of Manitou Springs grew up around the gold mines in the Pikes Peak area in the late 1850s. The structure that became the 20-room boarding house known as "The Inn" originally was a stagecoach...
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Cliff House Hotel

California real estate developer James S. Morley bought The Cliff House at Pikes Peak in 1981, turning the historic building into a 42-unit apartment building. But in its second disaster of the...
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Historic Building of Manitou Spa

This was the Historic Building of Manitou Spa, a resort place with mineral springs and bathes. For long time it was shut down without any use. Although it still looked nice outside, you could have...
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Miramont Castle Museum

Jean Baptiste Francolon, a French Roman Catholic priest, became the parish priest of Manitou Springs in 1893. After a pilgrimage to Rome in 1894, Francolon began building Miramont Castle,...
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A condo complex

A condo complex on the photo was built just recently. Downstairs have stores and upstairs residential apartments. Those condos cost enormous money, something around $400-500 grand, mostly because of...
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Bank of Manitou Springs

Now it is not a bank, but a souvenir shop. Stays on its own, however, in old times, it was surrounded by other buildings. The check books, bank stamps, and other bank stuff you can see at Miramont...
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St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Manitou's first library was established in 1900, in the Parish House of the St. Andrews Episcopal Church. The Reverend E.C. Bonell, rector of the church, organized a club of twelve women, including...
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Wheeler Town Clock

Jerome Wheeler donated this clock in 1889 for the opening of the Manitou Mineral Water Bottling Company. The clock, cast in Italy, was also a fountain. Water flowed from stylized dolphin heads into...
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Navajo Spring

Navajo Spring is located beneath the present popcorn and candy store. Navajo Spring, a natural soda spring, attracted the Indians and settlers, which led to the establishment of Manitou Springs. Its...
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Stratton Spring

Stratton Spring was drilled by the Stratton Foundation as a service to the town, where popular pedestrian and traffic routes follow earlier Native American trails. Spring is coming out from the well...
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Mineral water bottling industry in Manitou

By the mid 1870s, the bottling industry had begun producing bottled mineral water for the public benefit. Manitou Table Water, (recharged with natural gas), Manitou Ginger Champagne, (the only product...
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Why is it "Manitou"?

When Palmer bought the soda springs and surroundings area for development in 1870, he called Indian waters “La Font”, a touch of elegance. An English friend, William Blackmore, persuaded Palmer to...
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Fountain Creek

Fountain Creek is flowing just across the town. The funny thing is that stores and restaurants hanging above it, and some of them even built on the top of it.
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Top Hotels in Manitou Springs

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306 Canon Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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626 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado, 80829, United States
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Things to Do Near Manitou Springs

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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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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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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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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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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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Top 5 Manitou Springs Writers

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OlenaKyiv

"Historical Manitou Springs"
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rebibi

"Manitou Springs"
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leafmcgowan

"Crystal Park"
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basstbn

"Manitou Springs, Colorado"
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Toughluck

"A lot to do, stay a while"
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