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...
Mineral Springs information
Manitou got its name from the numerous mineral springs that bubble up from limestone aquifers along Manitou Ave. In some cases, it's believed that the water is as much as 20,000 years old. Many, such as Shoshone and Cheyenne, have sipping fountains where you can sample the distinctive-tasting (OK, it's not San Pellegrino) carbonated water.