DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Colorado Springs
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Housekeepers kept forgetting little things like coffee packets, cups, EVER cleaning the ice bucket. All other services were done well.
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Pikes Peak called to us and so we went to Colorado Springs, which is home of the Air Force Academy and many churches that we weren't interested in seeing. We were interested in ascending the peak and one of us was also interested in seeing the renown Broadmoor Hotel. We did both and had a grand time finding other memorable sites.
"Pikes Peak or Bust" was the call that brought an estimated 100,000 prospectors to Pikes Peak in 1859. The gold boom has long since been replaced by ...
... at the top to
enjoy the views and the gift shop. The train travels to an elevation of 14,115 ft., well above the tree line and at this time of the year it is still snow covered. The temperature today at the top was 30 degrees, with a wind that made it feel much colder requiring winter coats.
Some other facts about the train are: the track is 8.9 miles long, it is the highest cog railway in the world, ...
... and grab some lunch. We park the car and as we walk towards a hot dog/ice cream stand we notice an old arcade filled with nostalgic games. There is a penny arcade area that is filled with really old games, many of which you can play for a dime. Patrick and Lyndsey play a ...
... half the journey. We slowly travelled up the mountain, listening to the conductor as she told us all about the history of the railway, pointing out the different areas of the mountain and having a bit of laugh while she was at it. FINALLY we broke through all the cloud and could see for miles! It was amazing just how high up we were, and also the sheer drop that was off to one side of the train! Since we could now see ...
... a time. I could feel my legs trembling when I got back to the first platform. I felt like I was freaking out the entire time I was going down the stairs. After we watched the Indians dance, we took the elevator to the big platform that viewed all of the falls. I fell in love with that view, we stayed until night so we could see the lights that were shined on the water so we could still see the falls at ...