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Explore Colorado’s Pikes Peak Region
The original mountain majesty
From our inspiring natural wonders to our world-class attractions, the Pikes Peak Region has an awe-inspiring adventure for everyone. We’re not surprised it was the inspiration for Kathrine Lee Bate’s poem, “Pikes Peak” that later became the lyrics to the the song “America the Beautiful.”
Visit Pikes Peak attractions
Local Tip: The early bird gets the worm! Whether that means fewer crowds or better weather, it pays to start your day early.
Explore cities nearby Pikes Peak
Manitou Springs is located in the heart of the Pikes Peak Region, surrounded by urban and mountain locales. It’s the perfect place to stay while you explore the area.
Colorado Springs is Olympic City USA, where a timeless culture of achievement, national pride and dedication sits comfortably alongside awe-inspiring beauty, only 10 minutes east of Manitou.
Go wild on an outdoor adventure
With more sunny days than Florida and the Rocky Mountains at our door, it’s no secret this is a great place to get outside. The region boasts thousands of acres of open space, trails and parks. Here’s a short list of our favorite places to explore our wild side.
Need more reasons to visit the Pikes Peak Region?
We don’t like to brag, but we will.
With a prominence of 5,530 feet above the surrounding area, Pikes Peak is 1 of only 3 ultra-prominent peaks in Colorado.
More than 30 museums are waiting to tell you the story of everything from America’s athletes to the Wild West and more.