Manitou Springs, Colorado

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Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA

Attractions in Manitou Springs, Colorado

Amusements

  • Cave of the Winds
    P.O. Box 826, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    719-685-5444, Opened in 1880 and known for being the oldest attraction in the Pikes Peak region. They offer three guided tours of 20 colorfully lighted cavern rooms. Each tour offers... more info  map

  • Santa's Workshop/North Pole
    5050 Pikes Peak Highway, Cascade, CO 80809
    719-684-9432, Christmas-theme family amusement park featuring a wide variety of rides for adults and children, shows, food, and gift shops. more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Miramont Castle
    9 Capitol Hill Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    Located off Ruxton Avenue
    719-685-1011, The castle was a private home for Father Jean Baptist Francolon, a French born Catholic priest. It contains an amazing nine different styles of architecture.  more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings
    U.S. Highway 24, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    Located 5 Miles West of Colorado Springs
    719-685-5242, The Manitou Cliff Dwellings consist of Anasazi ruins that date back 800 to 1,000 years ago. Two museums filled with cultural displays overlook the historic town of... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Ghost Town Museum
    Highway 24 at 21st Street, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    next to the Van Briggle Pottery
    719-634-0696, An authentic old western town whose buildings were reconstructed using materials from abandoned structures left after the Pikes Peak region's gold mining era. It... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
    4250 Cheyenne Mountain Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    719-633-9925, This world famous zoo opened in 1926 and is known for its' exotic collection of more than 500 animals. At its' 6,800 foot altitude location, it is the highest zoo in the... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Pikes Peak Cog Railway
    515 Ruxton Avenue, P.O. Box 351, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
    719-685-5401, This is the world's highest cog railroad and the highest railroad in the United States. Open from mid April through mid November and offering train departures seven... more info  map

  

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