Hidden Treasures in Colorado Springs

Hidden Treasures in Colorado SpringsTravel off the beaten path with us to discover lesser-known activities and sights to see in Colorado Springs. We've searched from mountaintop to canyon floors to make sure your time in the Springs is the best time. Historical, cultural, and community wonders await you.

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Explore a rare historical treasure at the Manitou Cliff Dwellings, located in the foothills of Pikes Peak, just minutes outside of Colorado Springs. Go inside the fascinating remnants of the red stone cliff dwellings built seven hundred years ago by the Anasazi Indians, and discover their cultural rituals and daily routines.

Address: 10 Cliff Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829- MAP
Phone: (719) 685-5242
Web: www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com

McAllister House
Meet a political treasure at the McAllister House; the home of Major Henry McAllister, an influential and talented promoter in the early days of the planning of General Palmer's resort city of Colorado Springs. The small carriage house has been renovated over time and is host to the curator, Victorian Teas, and Elizabeth's Treasures Gift Shop.

Address: 423 North Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903 - MAP
Phone: (719) 635-7925
Web: www.mcallisterhouse.org

Colorado Springs Fine Art Center
Discover cultural treasures at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, home to a world-class art museum, theater company and art school. Enjoy meandering through collections of American, Native American and Hispanic art, and watch award-winning musicals, comedies and drama theater productions like The Full Monty and Sweeny Todd.

Address: 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 - MAP
Phone: (719) 634-5581
Web: www.csfineartscenter.org

Farm and Art Market
Harvest farm fresh gems at the Farm and Art Market. Take home organic meats, cheeses, eggs, fruits and support local farmers, ranchers and urban gardeners. Also, don't miss out on goods from artisans and crafters, and delicacies from gourmet food vendors. This hidden gem is ideal for food lovers with an appetite for top-of-the-line foods and freshness.

Address: 126 Cimino Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 - MAP
Phone: (719) 640-6154
Web: www.farmandartmarket.com

Miramont Castle
Discover a Victorian treasure at the Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs, minutes outside of Colorado Springs. Stroll through the castle's 42 rooms furnished with authentic, Victorian decor and lush green gardens. Enjoy high tea at the Queen's Parlor Tea Room and shopping at the gift shop for Victorian porcelain and books about the Castle.

Address: 9 Capitol Hill Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-1011
Web: www.miramontcastle.org