6 Romantic Valentine’s Day Escapes Near Manitou Springs

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and it’s a perfect occasion to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Find yourself in Manitou Springs this Valentine’s Day and plan a night at one of our unique bed…
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The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Travelers

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The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Travelers Ready for an adventure? If you are looking for a vacation that includes an adrenaline boost, we recommend the activities below. Throw caution to the wind as you cross off these bucket list…
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8 Manitou Events You Can’t Miss in 2017!


Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off February 25, 2017 10:30 am -1:00 pm The flavors of New Orleans come to Manitou Springs. Professional and amateur chefs cook up their best gumbo to be judged and for you to sample. Dress festive for…
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Seven Holiday Gifts Only Found in Manitou Springs


Seven Holiday Gifts Only Found in Manitou Springs The holiday lights are up, the shop windows are decorated, and Christmas carolers stroll the streets of Manitou Springs while shoppers find the perfect gift for their loved ones. From high-end kitchen…
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Small Business Saturday in Manitou Springs


Small Business Saturday in Manitou Springs Interested in a classic, quintessential holiday shopping experience? Just think: a quite mountain town, twinkling Christmas lights, sipping on hot cocoa and local shops offering one-of-a-kind gifts. Manitou Springs is a shopper’s destination for…
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Manitou Springs: Naturally Occurring Mineral Springs Explained

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Manitou Springs is known for and named after the naturally occurring mineral springs found throughout the historic city district. Before Manitou Springs was founded, American Indian tribes believed the great healing spirit of “Manitou” dwelled within the mineral springs throughout…
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Commonwheel Arts & Craft Festival


Commonwheel Arts & Craft Festival Labor Day 2016 kicks off and commemorates the Commonwheel Artists Co-Op’s 42nd Annual Weekend Art Festival in Manitou Springs! The Art Festival is held at Memorial Park in the historic district of Manitou Springs. Visitors…
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Pikes Peak Marathon

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Pikes Peak Marathon   Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain draws people from all over the world to bear witness to its majestic size, rugged beauty, and picturesque terrain. Peaking at 14,115 feet above sea level, most that live in Manitou Springs…
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Pikes Peak Cog Railway Celebrates 125 Years

Manitou Springs is founded on timeless beauty and rich history. This June, we honor our history and enjoy the beauty of Pikes Peaks by commemorating 125 years of operation for The Broadmoor’s Pikes Peak Cog Railway.  June 30th, 2016 marks…
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Survival Guide: 2016 Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival

  We present to you your ultimate survival guide for the 2016 Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival. Every year we host a summertime wine festival that attracts both locals and traveling visitors. Based on our experiences pouring wine, tasting wine…
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Your 2016 Summer Guide to Manitou Springs

Summer seems to be on everyone’s mind. It’s on our mind too. So, with that in mind here’s your ultimate guide on what to do in Manitou this summer. Manitou Springs is at the foot of Pikes Peak, offering fun festivals, fireworks, art,…
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Manitou Mineral Springs: Soak, Drink, Relax.

Spring time is the short few months we have to spend on re-energizing and replenishing our bodies, minds, and spirits from the cold, harshness of winter. As we look forward to the warmth of summer, our bodies need the opportunity to…
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5 Reasons to book overnight lodging early for 2016

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5 Reasons to book overnight lodging early for 2016 There are a number of events in and around Manitou Springs that can cause lodging to become scarce, so take our advice, review the list, and book sooner rather than later…
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Here are some ideas for celebrating the New Year in Visit Manitou Springs!


Here are some ideas for celebrating the New Year in Visit Manitou Springs! New Year’s Eve celebrations start early in Manitou Springs at Briarhurst Manor Estate! Chef Neil will be preparing several courses of gourmet delights for those who would…
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Carnivale As you know, we take the winter holidays pretty seriously in Manitou Springs! That carries all the way through to our annual Carnivale parade and Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo cook-off, which happen early in 2016 due to the lunar cycles…
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All Things Santa in the Pikes Peak Region


All Things Santa in the Pikes Peak Region Follow Santa as he makes his magical journey around the Pikes Peak Region. Enjoy Manitou Springs historic district filled with lights to brighten your holiday season. Below is all of the following…
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Tips for the Coffin Races

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Tips for Making the Most of the Emma Crawford Coffin Races Manitou Springs Emma Crawford Coffin Races October 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm http://manitousprings.org/calendar/emma-crawford-coffin-races/ Whether this is your first year to attend this event or your 21st year,…
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Art Walk Weekend


Arts Month 2015 and Art Walk Weekend in Manitou Springs October is a fabulous month in Manitou Springs for so many reasons! Fall weather brings mild temperatures, the changing of the leaves, and a less hectic pace than the summer…
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Summer is Winding Down… So Now What?

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Summer is Winding Down… So Now What? We have had a fabulous summer season  and loved seeing so many visitors from so many places! The weather was mild, with temperatures below average and lots of moisture which meant that our…
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So you made it to Manitou Springs. Now what?

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So you made it Manitou Springs. Now what? Summer is in full swing, and we are glad you are here or will be here soon! Now what? Arriving at a vacation destination can be busy , and it can be…
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