History Buff

This itinerary will take you all of our historic districts and the best museums in our region.  You’ll get a taste for everything from architecture to mining, with more than our fair share of ‘characters’ along the way.


Richest Gold Mine

Experience the town that inspired “Pikes Peak or Bust!”

  • Donut Mill
  • Cripple Creek
  • Crippled Cow
  • Adventures Out West
  • Ghost Town Museum

Castles & Mineral Springs

Spend the day in Manitou Springs, one of the earliest visitor destinations in the West.

  • Adam’s Mountain Café
  • Historic Manitou Springs
  • Miramont Castle
  • The Keg/The Loop/Swirl
  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Western Heritage

This looks like a jam-packed day, but all of today’s attractions are about an hour and close together!

  • Mother Muffs
  • Pikes Peak Tour by Gray Line
  • Garden of the Gods Trading Post
  • Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame
  • Old Colorado City