get to know the area
Discover Pikes Peak Wonders
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.”
See the sights
Local Tip: The early bird gets the worm! Whether that means fewer crowds or better weather, it pays to start your day early.
Meet the Neighbors
Manitou Springs is located in the heart of the Pikes Peak Region, surrounded 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.
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.
Still not convinced?
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.