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A Relaxing Weekend in the Pikes Peak Region

A Relaxing Weekend in the Pikes Peak Region
3 days

Take your time to explore some of the lesser-known attractions in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park, Cripple Creek and other Pikes Peak-area destinations.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day 1
Activity

Space Foundation Discovery Center

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The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only dedicated space, science and technology center. It is an interactive, education-focused destination that advances science,... Read More

Lunch

La Baguette

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French-inspired cuisine that is simple and elegant in Old Colorado City. Each entree is prepared from scratch daily and made from locally grown fresh ingredients, when available. Read More
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Cottonwood Center for the Arts

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Cottonwood Center for the Arts is more than just an arts organization. We believe in the exploration of a creative life, and strive to make the highest quality arts and culture Colorado Springs... Read More

Dinner

Prime25

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Prime25 is a modern interpretation of the classic steakhouse, with valet parking two levels of dining and sipping experience. A warm, contemporary touch with a mix of copper, rich wood, glass and... Read More
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The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery features Magic Town - a 3,000 square-foot miniature city filled with hundreds of hand-made characters, holograms that tell stories, and magical effects that... Read More

Insider's Tip

Fun for the Family: Ask about the scavenger hunt at Magic Town, which is included with your admission — you might even win a prize!
Lodging

Holden House 1902 Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn

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Award-winning boutique-style inn "Best for Honeymoon/Anniversary", "Best of the Springs", "Best in Business"! Business/leisure. Romantic Victorians w/Fireplaces, Tubs-for-2. Delectable... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Garden of the Gods Market and Cafe

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From our catering and gourmet market, to a dine-in restaurant, we create award-winning food for any occasion in conjunction with gracious hospitality.

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Activity

Miramont Castle Museum and Manitou Springs Historical Society

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Built in 1895, this 34-room castle is a National Historic Landmark. Furnishings are set in the Victorian era. Self-guided tours. Featuring our Queen's Parlour Tea Room for Victorian-style teas... Read More

Insider's Tip

Tea Time: For lunch, book a table in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom at Miramont Castle. There is also a variety of tea options, including a four-course High Tea.
Activity

Planet Deadline Escape Rooms

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We offer both escape room and virtual reality experiences unlike anything else. From our immersive escape rooms to our heart pumping virtual reality arcade, you'll be left with an adrenaline rush... Read More
Dinner

Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theatre

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Three course meals and multiple shows to choose from! Boo your Villain or set up your friends to be brought up on stage! Only at the Iron Springs Chateau this summer!

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Lodging

Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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Our boutique hotel is located in the historic district of Manitou Springs, stay parked and walk to the  restaurants, shops, and galleries on the avenue. Stay your way, join the full sit down... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Donut Mill

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The Donut Mill has been a local and Colorado favorite since 1983. Thousands of summer, fall, winter and spring travelers have made the Donut Mill a required stop on their way to enjoying any... Read More
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Ute Pass Historical Society

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Discover what went in to developing the Ute Pass area—from the contributions of the Southern Ute people, to the early timber, mining, gambling and agricultural industries and the critical arrival... Read More
Lunch

Paradox Beer Company

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Paradox Beer Company's barrel-aged wild and sour beers undergo our exclusive polymicrobial fermentation process. With our brewery nestled in the rich Colorado mountain environment, we have been... Read More

Activity

Outlaws & Lawmen Jail Museum

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Housed in a red-brick building that served as the Teller County Jail for nearly 90 years, this historic Cripple Creek museum gives visitors an taste of the shadier side of life in the World's... Read More

Dinner

The Steakhouse at Bronco Billy's

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The Steakhouse offers an upscale dining experience with melt-in-your-mouth steaks, sumptuous seafood and delectable desserts. Try our tableside guacamole made right at your table ... request... Read More

Activity

The Butte Theater

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Cripple Creek's historic Butte Theater is home to the classic melodrama. Located in downtown Cripple Creek, Colorado.

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Lodging

Bronco Billy's Casino

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Bronco Billy's is your #1 stop for all of the fun in Cripple Creek. We offer fun, food, and fortune every day for the serious gamer, or let us be your first introduction to what a True Colorado... Read More

Insider's Tip

Stay the Night: Bronco Billy's also has a hotel that's known for immaculately clean rooms and exceptional customer service.