The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
Travel Blogs from Manitou Springs
... and spitting rain. We spent about 45 minutes there, then drove to Balanced Rock where Larry and Derek got off the bus, in the rain. I stayed on the bus. We got back to the hotel about 4:15 and had some time before supper. So I started the blog.
We left for supper at 6:00 and drove into Colorado Springs to Bambino's Italian Buffet. Don't let the word "buffet" fool you, this was great Italian food. There were 8 kinds of ...
... 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. ...
... 4! We offered the extras back to Joanne but she just laughed and said if that's all the machine does mistake wise, she was OK with that! Cheaper to lose a few pops than to buy a new machine.
Easy to find, and close to so many local attractions, this place is a real gem and we definitely plan on staying there again sometime.
Manitou Springs is simply FUN. We didn't spend a ...
... of a 30 mile an hour sign. A white-laden barrier on the opposite side of the road. Round a last gentle left and then right bend and then we were starting to go down. Down gentle bends on a road that you couldn't see. Knowing that there was a car in front of you because it had been in front of you before the white-out but there are no indications that it is still there. No lights. No tracks. Just white. Gary drove. I gripped the sides ...
... to grandeur.
Oh well. While I wouldn't recommend anyone ever go up Pike's Peak in the winter, I bet it would still be a pretty cool sight from the summit in summer. Perhaps if life finds us back here at a future, warmer, time, after we've not traveled for a while and sightseeing isn't such a normal occurance - we too may once again climb Pike's Peak and find Inspiration Point, a little more... inspiring. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility