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Manitou got its name from the numerous mineral springs that bubble up from limestone aquifers along Manitou Ave. In some cases, it's...
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
This set of Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings were grooved into the red-rock hills just east of Manitou Springs off Hwy 24. You’ll see...
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Travelers have been making the trip to the summit of Pikes Peak (14,110ft) on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway since Zalmon Simmons had it...
That funky hint of fermenting grapes is in the air at these airy mediteranean mini-mall environs, which makes sense because this is a...
Adam’s Mountain Cafe
In Manitou Springs, this slow-food cafe makes a lovely stop. Breakfast includes orange-almond French toast and huevos rancheros (eggs...
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Lonely Planet review
This being an old hippie town, you'll need a one-stop shop for your earthy threads, rain sticks and toe rings. This is it, and it's a life-affirming browse packed with sustainable and free-trade gear.