The Pikes Peak Resort, approximately 7,800′ above sea level near Woodland Park, Colorado, is your gateway to unlimited recreational opportunities for you to enjoy during your vacation. Whether you choose to spend all your time exploring our 160 acres of forested hills and learn about the effects of the Hayman Fire venture out into the adjacent Pike National Forest, or want to visit some of CO’s most famous attractions, the Pikes Peak Resort is close to it all! Some of the most popular places visited by our guests are listed below. Go out and explore and return to soak in the Hot Tub!
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Pikes Peak Country Attractions.
Pikes Peak America’s Mountain
The 14,110 foot summit is America’s most famous mountain and the inspiration for Katherine Bates “America the Beautiful”. Get a Pikes Peak Ticket and drive the 19 miles to the summit. Enjoy hot fresh donuts at the Summit House and on the clearest day you can see five states. What might those be? At the top, the first prominent mountain-top you see to the north is Thunder Butte, the Resort is located in that region. Hours and shuttle service vary by season.
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
The highest suspension bridge in the world, the bridge towers 1,053 feet above the Arkansas River. Located twelve (12) miles west of Canon City. From Pikes Peak Resort the approximate drive time is one an a half to two hours. Phantom Canyon is a wonderful and thrilling way to return to the Resort.
Cave of the Winds
In 1881, two brothers went exploring…. this is a true geological wonder of Colorado. The Discovery tour is great for the entire family. Many of our guests have enjoyed the historical perspective with the Lantern Tour that includes facts and folklore the early years. Or enjoy Caving 101, exploring the undeveloped depths of the Manitou Grand Caverns. Open year-round 719-685-5444
Garden of the Gods
A great place to visit! Registered National Natural Landmark in Colorado Springs, is open from five (5) am to eleven (11) pm in the summer and five (5) am to nine (9) pm in the winter. Visitor & Nature Center is open from nine (9) am to five (5) pm in the winter months and eight (8) am to eight (8) pm Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Both Park and Visitor Center are free and open to the public. This park is loaded with opportunities for hiking, biking, photography, and Ranger led Adventure programs. Visit their web site or call ahead to plan your visit
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center
Located in Colorado springs, this center and tour honors the rich heritage and enduring legacies of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Guided tours of the OPTC facilities are available throughout the year. Each tour begins with a video presentation, followed by a walking tour of the complex. The video and tour experience lasts approximately one hour. All tours are ADA accessible.