Pikes Peak Country: Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Cañon City
Colorado Springs is the state’s second-largest city, but it’s first in the hearts of many visitors as a place of astonishing beauty with more than 55 unique museums and cultural and natural attractions, including those in nearby Manitou Springs and Cañon City — from Garden of the Gods to Pikes Peak and the Royal Gorge.
Travel Like a Local:
The Rocky Mountain Field Institute runs open community volunteer workdays most Saturdays and Sundays during the spring, summer and fall season in the Pikes Peak Region.
Explore Manitou Springs
Horseback Rides: Several outfitters also offer horseback rides through Garden of the Gods — a true way to experience the Wild West!
Stroll Main Street Cañon City
Skyline Drive: Be sure to drive up Skyline Drive in Canon City for breathtaking view and dino tracks.