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! pikes peak attractionsT MANITOU CLIFF DWELLINGS Historic-Museum 10 Cliff Rd Manitou Springs, CO 80829 (719) 685-5242 Seasonal Hours; Call for Winter Hours “Rare Historical Treasure” Explore the fascinating architecture of the ancient Anasazi plus two museums featuring cultural displays. Several gift shops offer pottery crafted by Native Americans as well as Colorado collectibles. Experience the magic and mystery of the Native American culture overlooking the historic town of Manitou Springs. Located 5 miles West of I-25 on Hwy 24. www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com MANITOU SPRINGS ADVENTURES Tour-Sightseeing 3704 W. Colorado Ave. Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904 (719) 761-4100 M-Su 7a-9p “We Tour Year-Round!” Our Jeep touring company is for people visiting Colorado and particularly the Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs region. Our Jeep excursions are perfect for couples, families and retired vacationers, with excursions light on the body and full of beautiful Colorado views. Sit back - enjoy the guided tour of our beautiful Colorado high country landscape! Pikes Peak, Cripple Creek and more. Available daily, year-round. www.manitou-springs-adventures.com MIRAMONT CASTLE Museum 9 Capitol Hill Avenue Manitou Springs, CO 80829 (719) 685-1011 Seasonal Hours; Please Call “Victorian History at the Foot of the Rockies” History comes alive in this 1895 Victorian Castle, a 14,000 sq ft private home of rare native green sandstone built for a French priest and his mother. It features nine styles of architecture and massive fireplaces. Miramont Castle is now the home of the Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department Museum, our newest exhibit - Spoils of War, Antique Dolls and Toys, a Tea Room and a Gift Shop. www.miramontcastle.org PRORODEO HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM Educational-Museum 101 Pro Rodeo Drive Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919 (719) 528-4764 M-Su 9a-5p thru Aug; W-Su 9a-5p Sept-Apr “Walk The Arena With Rodeo Legends” Rodeo is a sport born in the history of America. It is the heritage of a unique breed of men who brought civilization to the Western United States. Tour the Hall which displays 300 inductees from professional rodeo. Visit heritage hall where displays detail the changes in saddles, chaps, and other rodeo equipment. PRHoF, where colorful history and equally colorful legends of professional rodeo live on! www.prorodeohalloffame.com QUEEN'S PARLOUR TEA ROOM English 9 Capitol Hill Avenue Manitou Springs, CO 80829 (719) 884-4109 Seasonal Hours; Please Call “Tea Anyone?” The Queen's Parlour Tea Room is located in Historic Miramont Castle. Drop in for lunch, refreshing drinks, delectable desserts, homemade soups, salads, hearty or delicate sandwiches. Enjoy an elegant High Tea or Light Victorian Tea by advance reservation, and get $1 off a tour of historic Miramont Castle; special Children's Teas. Come as you are. Groups by advance reservation. $ www.miramontcastle.com ROYAL GORGE DINO EXPERIENCE Discovery Center-Museum 44895 W. US Hwy 50 Cañon City, Colorado 81212 800-209-0062 M-F 10a-6p; Sa 9a-6p; Su 12-6p “Family Fun Straight Out of the Jurassic Era!” Now Open! Colorado's newest Dinosaur Museum. The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience gives kids of all ages the opportunity to experience science-focused interactive displays, full-scale dinosaur fossil casts, handson exhibits with real dinosaur fossils, skinned animatronic dinosaur exhibits, guided tours, and a multi-story ropes course. Family fun for all ages. www.dinoxp.com PIKES PEAK AMERICA'S MOUNTAIN Tour-Sightseeing 5069 Pikes Peak Highway Cascade, CO 80909 (719) 385-7325 M-Su 9-3a; After Memorial Day. 7:30a-6p “Visit America's Mountain” Join the over a half million people a year who reach the Summit House of Pikes Peak, 14, 115 feet above sea level by driving up the Pikes Peak Highway. The Pikes Peak Highway is fully paved for all 19 miles and is open year-round, weather permitting. Feel like a bigger challenge? Hike up Barr Trail with a base to summit elevation of 7,400 feet. Either way, you'll be on top of the world. www.pikespeakcolorado.com PIKES PEAK COG RAILWAY Tour-Sightseeing 515 Ruxton Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829 (719) 685-5401 Call for hours; Open Year-Round “The Highest Train In America” The Pikes Peak Cog Railway, highest train in the United States, climbs to 14,115 feet while winding through boulder-strewn canyons and forests of pine and aspen. The journey ends high above timberline where vistas of the Great Plains and the Continental Divide unfold. Wildlife viewing and hiking trails are found along the route. Your adventure begins just 6 miles from downtown Colorado Springs. www.cograilway.com MUSEUM OF COLORADO PRISIONS Historic-Museum 201 1st St Cañon City, CO 81212 (719) 269-3015 W-Su 10a-5p “Relive the Stories Behind the Prison Walls.” Explore the history of Colorado Corrections. Individual MP3 audio tours guide visitors through 32 cells filled with exciting exhibits and life sized models that link the past to the present in dramatic presentation. See artifacts, photographs and displays depicting prison life. Visit the gift shop for a great selection of books, clothing, accessories, collectables and inmatemade items. www.prisonmuseum.org PATSY'S CANDIES Candy Store 1540 S. 21st St. Colorado Springs, CO 80904 (719) 633-7215 M-F 9a-6p; Sa 10a-5:30p “Delighting Taste Buds for over 100 Years” Since 1903 from the foot of Pikes Peak, Patsy's has been bringing deliciously fresh confections to the Pikes Peak region. Our almond toffee, chocolates, truffles, saltwater taffy, and candied popcorn are truly the Pride of the Rockies. We have sweets for all of your special occasions including Valentine's Day and Easter. Peak through our viewing windows and see how it's all made! We ship nationwide daily. www.patsyscandies.com ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE & PARK Attraction/Recreation 4218 County Road 3A Cañon City, Colorado 81212 888-333-5597 Please Visit Website for Hours “Combining God's Splendor & Man's Ingenuity” There's a place in Colorado where looking down is even more breathtaking than looking up. Marvel at the awe-inspiring panoramic views from one of the world's highest suspension bridges - hanging 956 feet above the Arkansas River! The Royal Gorge Bridge is an all-new experience. The new park features a brand new visitor center, new events, and new attractions to thrill all family members. www.royalgorgebridge.com 18 WINTER 2017 www.travelhost.com


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