One of America's most spectacular attractions and is home to the world's highest suspension bridge, spanning the Arkansas River at a height of 1,053 feet. Constructed in 1929 at a cost of $350,000, this engineering marvel was accomplished in just six months without a single fatality or major accident. Visit the Royal Gorge Bridge online for more information.
Enjoy a spectacular view at 14,110 feet above sea level. Also enjoy other attractions like the Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Educational Museum, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Pikes Peak Summit House and Glen Cove and the Pikes Peak Highway. See the Pikes Peak website for further information.
This area has been called "the Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado". You will pass between the towering pillars of Hercules, where the canon narrows to 42 feet. You will see amazing rock formations through the mountain foliage which leads to the cascading falls. A new express elevator which tunnels 170 feet into the mountainside will whisk you 130 feet up, through the mountain itself to the Eagle's Nest Platform, with the best view of the seven separate falls as they splash and tumble 181 feet down the sheer granite cliff. Visit the Seven Falls website for more information.
The museum has on display 26 airplanes including B-29 bomber and RV-37. The Memorial Museum traces the history of the B-24 and the activities of Allied units that once flew B-24s. Visit the Weisbrod museum website for further information.
The Cave of Winds offers informative and fun-filled entertainment that your whole family will enjoy. Tours along the Cave's Discovery Trail are available every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the summer, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter. Visit the Cave of the Winds online for more information.
Museum includes some of the finest architecture of the Cliff Dwelling Indians, and allows you to examine Anasazi artifacts acquired throughout the Southwest. Encounter over 40 rooms on your self-guided tour. Special Native American dance performances held during the months of June, July and August. The Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings website has more information.
The Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo is a 26-acre urban waterfront experience with sidewalk cafes, boat rentals, narrated cruises, and public spaces for art and entertainment. The Riverwalk returns the Arkansas River to its historic channel that flows through the center of downtown Pueblo. See the Pueblo Historic Riverwalk website for more information.
It's not just a highway -- it's the Pikes Peak Highway. And it's the road to a new adventure, winding its way through lush stands of aspen trees, breathtaking alpine meadows, until it reaches the summit of one of America's most storied mountains. Also enjoy hiking and biking trails, fishing in the crystal clear waters of the hidden lakes, there is something for everyone. The Pikes Peak Highway is open year round; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. September thru May and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. June thru August. You can also sit back and relax as the world's highest cog railway takes you to the top of America's best-known mountain. Watch Bighorn sheep, deer, marmots, elk and other wildlife as you head to the summit in safe, modern Swiss trains. Trains depart seven days a week from late April through October. The trip takes approximately three hours and ten minutes. Visit Pikes Peak Cog Railroad online for more information