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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center Prepare yourselves for a wild encounter at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, the local nonprofit sanctuary for wolves and wild canines. This AZA-accredited institution provides several different choices for guided tours and conservation programs, each option focusing on conservation, education, and preservation. The tours will give you close up…
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Downtown Colorado Springs

Downtown Colorado Springs Welcome to Downtown Colorado Springs, the epicenter of all that happens in this exciting city. Designated as a Colorado Creative District, your group will find a bevy of art galleries, museums, shops, and restaurants all along these tree-lines streets, making this the perfect stop to spend a couple hours (or half the…
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Cripple Creek Heritage Center

Cripple Creek Heritage Center After a ride on the cog train head over to the Cripple Creek Heritage Center, the travel and information resource center with a gorgeous bird’s eye view of Cripple Creek. This 11,600 square foot heritage center enlightens guests on the time of ‘the country’s last great gold rush’ with several exhibits…
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Manitou Cliff Dwellings To see the more historic side of Manitou Springs head to the Manitou Cliff Dwellings, the highly visited Anasazi ruined cliff dwellings just west of Colorado Springs. These red rocked wonders were relocated to this spot between 1904 and 1907, a painstakingly slow process beginning in the southwestern corner of Colorado, McElmo…
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Historic Manitou Springs

Historic Manitou Springs Welcome to historic downtown Manitou Springs, one of the first tourist destinations west of the Mississippi. Why such a big draw to such a perhaps seemingly unknown area? Two words: natural springs. This Colorado tourist destination holds 8 different natural carbonated mineral drinking springs at the base of Pike’s Peak, many visitors…
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Ghost Town Museum

Ghost Town Museum The historic town might be gone but its spirit lives on at the Ghost Town Museum! One of Colorado Spring's most interactive and popular attractions is this re-creation of an actual ghost town in the Wild West of gold rush era Colorado. Go back over a hundred years and see covered wagons…
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Mueller State Park

Mueller State Park Welcome to Mueller State Park, over 5,000 acres of spring-fed meadows, forested ridges, and massive rocks of Pikes Peak granite that will undoubtedly delight and amaze your group. Here you will find several ponds dotting the lush landscape as well as a great variety of plant-life, from grasses and wildflowers native to…
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Created for leisure in 1969, but with a history predating civilization only discovered in the early 19th century, is your group’s next exciting stop at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Florissant, Colorado (about a mile from Colorado Springs). Within this park, you will see fossils, rocks, hills, and valleys…
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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Welcome to another great Cripple Creek destination, the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. This attraction is considered America’s favorite gold mine and is also the world’s only 1,000-foot vertical shaft gold mine tour. Within this mining cave, your group will experience the Old West exactly as it was for hard rock gold…
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National Museum of WWII Aviation

National Museum of WWII Aviation Created in 2012, this state of the art research and information facility, the National Museum of WWII Aviation, provides visitors with a unique educational experience that promotes a deeper understanding of the historical importance of American aviation in WWII. It also discusses in depth the role in shaping the world…
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