Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs
Travel Blogs from Colorado Springs
June 23, 2013
We left Clayton under low, gray, cloudy skies but after a while we traveled into the sunshine. The terrain became more interesting with lots of low hills and buttes. We passed the Capulin Volcano and Wendy told me that when he was a child and they went on family vacations, he would not take his eyes off of the mountains just …
... at the Broadmoor. We saw several people with their personal dogs and upon arrival each dog is given a bone shaped tag that has their name engraved on it and says, Broadmoor guest on it. So cute! Molly, moose and Doug would love it here other than the fact they wouldn't be allowed in the pool, on the slide or I the ponds. I met Ruger on a golf cart and found out he worked at the Broadmoor. He chases geese and other animals out of the pond and off the golf courses. ...
... 2u45 I arrived back at my car...I had again some amazing views! But the highlight of the day still had to come... I left the parking lot and after not even a kilometer some people were standing on the road watching at 'something'...I stopped as well and was surprised to see 2 black bears, oh my god!!! A mother and her baby...and I was only 15-20m away from them, AMAZING!!! After such a big ride I deserved a nice meal so I decided to use ...
... in need. God at work in the city of Denver. It warmed my heart the rest of the day. After packing up and having breakfast at the crepe restaurant across the street we got in the car and headed to Colorado Springs for an evening at the Broadmoor resort. The drive was uneventful and we were able to listen to the MSU football game on the radio. When we arrived the Broadmoor, we were taken back by the glamour and wonderful service ...
... through what is known as "Hell Gate", a natural gateway in the mountains.
Right below the old settlement of Ruxton Park, the train passes through what is known as "Hell Gate", a natural gateway in the mountains. After a few more minutes, the train passes through Deer Park, where passengers sometimes catch a glimpse of mule deer grazing.Then we pass over the Four Mile Siding and get our first glimpse of Pikes Peak! Another siding comes up, Mountain ...
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