A Relaxing Weekend in the Pikes Peak Region

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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.

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See a Science on a Sphere presentation in our Northrop Grumman Science Center Photo
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Space Foundation Discovery Center

The Space Foundation Discovery Center is Colorado's first and only dedicated space, science, and technology museum. It is an interactive,…

Lunch
La Baguette
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…
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Cottonwood Center for the Arts

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…

Dinner
Prime25
Prime25 is a modern interpretation of the classic steakhouse, with valet parking two levels of dining and sipping experience. A warm, contemporary…
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The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery features Magic Town - a 3,000 square-foot miniature city filled with hundreds of hand-made characters,…

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

Award-winning boutique-style inn "Best for Honeymoon/Anniversary", "Best of the Springs", "Best in Business"! Business/leisure. Romantic…

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2
Breakfast
Loyal Coffee
Loyal Coffee is a barista owned and operated specialty coffee company based in Colorado Springs. We roast and brew coffee we love, for people we love…
Activity
Miramont Castle Museum and Manitou Springs Historical Society

Built in 1895, this 34-room castle is a National Historic Landmark. Furnishings are set in the Victorian era. Self-guided tours. Featuring our…

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.

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Planet Deadline Escape Rooms
We offer both escape room and virtual reality experiences unlike anything else. From our immersive escape rooms to our heart pumping virtual reality…
Dinner
Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theatre

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…

Lodging
Agate Hill Cottages, Bed and Breakfast
Victorian Inn in historic district, 3 private garden cottages.
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3
Breakfast
Donut Mill
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…
Activity
Ute Pass Historical Society
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…
Lunch
Paradox Beer Company

Paradox Beer Company's barrel-aged wild and sour beers undergo our exclusive polymicrobial fermentation process. With our brewery nestled in the…

Activity
Outlaws & Lawmen Jail Museum

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…

Dinner
The Steakhouse at Bronco Billy's

The Steakhouse offers an upscale dining experience with melt-in-your-mouth steaks, sumptuous seafood and delectable desserts. Try our tableside…

Activity
The Butte Theater

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

Lodging
Bronco Billy's Casino

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…

Insider's Tip
Stay the Night

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