Where to stayin Colorado Springs

For an outstanding outdoor vacation, visit Colorado Springs, where inspirational Pikes Peak towers to the west and Garden of the Gods reveals ancient geology to the north. Book a hotel here to learn about the area's history, from the town's origin as a resort in 1871 to its rapid expansion when gold was discovered in the nearby mountains. Wealth poured into the city, creating exceptional cultural and family attractions ranging from arts to music to a home for giraffes. Decide where to stay across the neighborhoods of Colorado Springs to build the best vacation itinerary in one of the nation's most scenic destinations.

Great Neighborhoods for History

Healing waters and gold helped to create Colorado Springs and its surrounding neighborhoods. Stay in the Manitou Springs Historic District to learn about the natural springs that drew early settlers in the 1870s. Enjoy the art, dining, shopping, and events of this charming destination. Hotels in Downtown Colorado Springs are convenient for visiting the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and the McAllister House Museum, one of the oldest landmarks in the city. Head west to tour the National Historic District of Old Colorado City. Just a few miles north is Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, a living museum that tells the story of the area from 1775 onwards. Arrange accommodations in Cripple Creek or Victor to drive along the Golden Loop Historic Parkway or Gold Belt Scenic Byway and discover where early miners made their wealth.

Manitou Springs Historic District

Manitou Springs Historic District is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Arcade Amusements and Manitou Springs Heritage Center while in the area.

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Downtown Colorado Springs

Travelers come to Downtown Colorado Springs for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Pikes Peak Center and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum while you're in town.

Recommended hotels in Downtown Colorado Springs

Victor

Victor is noteworthy for its historic sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Vindicator Valley Trail and Victor Lowell Thomas Museum.

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Where to Stay for Outdoor Activities

Outdoor attractions around Colorado Springs are spectacular. Book a hotel in Downtown Colorado Springs and you'll be just 15 minutes' drive from the Garden of the Gods, a park to the northwest with hiking trails and unmatched views. From downtown, head west to Red Rock Canyon Open Space, north for Austin Bluffs Open Space and southwest for Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, all inspirational places for hiking, picnics, and meditation. Stay in Manitou Springs or Green Mountain Falls to drive to Pikes Peak, where the views of "purple mountains majesties above the fruited plains" were immortalized by Katharine Lee Bates. Accommodations in Cripple Creek are great for viewing and hiking Mt. Pisgah. Hotels near the Colorado Springs Airport are great for exploring the Bluestem Prairie Open Space.

Downtown Colorado Springs

Travelers come to Downtown Colorado Springs for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Pikes Peak Center and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum while you're in town.

Recommended hotels in Downtown Colorado Springs

Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs is a destination visitors seek out for is picture-perfect mountain views, abundant dining options, and colorful gardens. You might want to check out attractions like Garden of the Gods or Manitou Cliff Dwellings while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Recommended hotels in Manitou Springs

Great Places to Stay for Culture

While the region's outdoor attractions are inspirational, the cultural attractions of Colorado Springs are also quite interesting. Downtown Colorado Springs is the best place to stay for Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts and the renowned Colorado Springs Philharmonic. The area is also home to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and Cornerstone Arts Center. Just north is the Money Museum, quite appropriate in this gold-rich region. From downtown venture southeast for Cosmo's Magic Theater and southwest for Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with giraffes. Book a hotel in Manitou Springs as the jumping-off point for a visit to Pikes Peak to see where Katharine Lee Bates was inspired to write the poem that became the beloved patriotic song America the Beautiful.

Downtown Colorado Springs

Travelers come to Downtown Colorado Springs for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Pikes Peak Center and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum while you're in town.

Recommended hotels in Downtown Colorado Springs

Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs is a destination visitors seek out for is picture-perfect mountain views, abundant dining options, and colorful gardens. You might want to check out attractions like Garden of the Gods or Manitou Cliff Dwellings while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Recommended hotels in Manitou Springs

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