Manitou Springs in the News

Nov. 29, 2017 – – “Creativity Abrew in Manitou“                           Oct. 27, 2107 – 365 Atlanta Family – “31 Fantastic Things to do in Beautiful Colorado Springs“  … Read More

Celebrate the Season in Historic Manitou Springs

Strolling Carolers and Musicians every weekend Visit with Santa through December Christmas lights galore! Shop Manitou Ski Monarch special offer Walk to charming shops and warm eateries throughout downtown Vibrant Art Scene with 11 art galleries and Art on the Streets… Read More

Winter fun in Manitou Springs

Pikes Peak is dusted with snow and the holiday season is upon us!  In Manitou Spring there is endless amounts of things to do, inside and out, there are limitless adventures at the foot of Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain. Take a hike, stroll through our charming downtown shops… Read More

Shop Manitou, Ski Monarch

Do you shop in Manitou Springs? Do you like to ski? Present $75 in Manitou receipts to receive a voucher for 40% off one adult lift ticket at Monarch Mountain. (any and all Manitou Springs Business receipts will work…shopping, dining, lodging, gas, services,… Read More

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Coffin Race T-shirt Contest

  Calling all artists, graphic designers and community members, the Emma Crawford Coffin Race T-Shirt Contest is going on now. Submit your design for the official 2017 Emma Crawford T-shirt to the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce located at 354… Read More

Manitou Cliff Dwellings 101: What You Need To Know Before You Go!

The Manitou Cliff Dwellings are a great day-adventure for the entire family! Don’t have time to drive down to the southwest near Durango, CO to see the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park? In Manitou, you can find the 40-room… Read More

14 Amazing Facts about the North Pole, Colorado

Here’s 14 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about this local, family-run, 60 year old theme park. The North Pole opened on June 16, 1956. The North Pole village was designed by one of Disney’s architects, Arto Monaco in the late… Read More

10 Beginner Tips for Wine Tasting in Manitou Springs

Learn to how to sip, savor and evaluate wine by following our tips for wine tasting. With the Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival right around the corner, we want you to get the most out of your tasting. Start with… Read More

6 Things You Should Know About Vacationing at Altitude

Vacationing in Manitou Springs and the Pikes Peak Region is breath-taking—literally. Here are 6 things you should know about vacationing at altitude that will make your trip awesome and help you avoid the uncomfortable symptoms of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness… Read More

Spring Break 5 Day Itenerary for the Pikes Peak Region

Traveling to the Pikes Peak area for spring break? Need some ideas on what to see and where to go? Here are our suggestions on places you can’t miss and things you have to see when you’re in Manitou Springs… Read More

6 Romantic Valentine’s Day Escapes Near Manitou Springs

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and it’s a perfect occasion to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Find yourself in Manitou Springs this Valentine’s Day and plan a night at one of our unique bed… Read More

The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Travelers

The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Travelers Ready for an adventure? If you are looking for a vacation that includes an adrenaline boost, we recommend the activities below. Throw caution to the wind as you cross off these bucket list… Read More

8 Manitou Events You Can’t Miss in 2017!

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off February 25, 2017 10:30 am -1:00 pm The flavors of New Orleans come to Manitou Springs. Professional and amateur chefs cook up their best gumbo to be judged and for you to sample. Dress festive for… Read More

Seven Holiday Gifts Only Found in Manitou Springs


Seven Holiday Gifts Only Found in Manitou Springs The holiday lights are up, the shop windows are decorated, and Christmas carolers stroll the streets of Manitou Springs while shoppers find the perfect gift for their loved ones. From high-end kitchen… Read More

Small Business Saturday in Manitou Springs

Small Business Saturday in Manitou Springs Interested in a classic, quintessential holiday shopping experience? Just think: a quite mountain town, twinkling Christmas lights, sipping on hot cocoa and local shops offering one-of-a-kind gifts. Manitou Springs is a shopper’s destination for… Read More

Manitou Springs: Naturally Occurring Mineral Springs Explained

Manitou Springs is known for and named after the naturally occurring mineral springs found throughout the historic city district. Before Manitou Springs was founded, American Indian tribes believed the great healing spirit of “Manitou” dwelled within the mineral springs throughout… Read More

Commonwheel Arts & Craft Festival

Commonwheel Arts & Craft Festival Labor Day 2016 kicks off and commemorates the Commonwheel Artists Co-Op’s 42nd Annual Weekend Art Festival in Manitou Springs! The Art Festival is held at Memorial Park in the historic district of Manitou Springs. Visitors… Read More

Pikes Peak Marathon

Pikes Peak Marathon   Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain draws people from all over the world to bear witness to its majestic size, rugged beauty, and picturesque terrain. Peaking at 14,115 feet above sea level, most that live in Manitou Springs… Read More

Pikes Peak Cog Railway Celebrates 125 Years

Manitou Springs is founded on timeless beauty and rich history. This June, we honor our history and enjoy the beauty of Pikes Peaks by commemorating 125 years of operation for The Broadmoor’s Pikes Peak Cog Railway.  June 30th, 2016 marks… Read More

Survival Guide: 2016 Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival

  We present to you your ultimate survival guide for the 2016 Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival. Every year we host a summertime wine festival that attracts both locals and traveling visitors. Based on our experiences pouring wine, tasting wine… Read More