The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
Travel Blogs from Manitou Springs
... our total monthly outgoings at the Villas including utilities; and booked the Big Meal tomorrow at The Craftwood Inn www.craftwood.com ! No pictures so please don't hassle us, but once ensconced on Friday we will fill y'all in. Meanwhile we have nice suite at Days Inn overlooking the creek and distant Pikes so should enjoy comfortable two nights here which are of course richly deserved. Thanksgiving Wishes extend to ...
... in Manitou Springs, just outside Colorado Springs. Close enough to Denver for a short drive to the airport on Friday morning.
Holly: My dad and I spent the afternoon at Aztec National Monument in Aztec, NM. A really interesting example of native american ruins for a glimpse of how they used to live. Unexpectedly fascinating (similar to the cliff dwelings in CO).
... drink, Leslie and I each ordered a glass of Zestos Spanish Tempranillo. Each glass was $7. For that amount in Spain we could have bought almost two bottles of our favorite wine. For lunch we all had a sandwich called the Dotty. It was made with Black Forest ham, bechamel sauce, mushrooms and Swiss cheese. It was very tasty.
It had been very cloudy the entire time we were out and about. As we left the cafe it began to rain. ...
... traditional mileage run material, but when you are 'running against the June 20th clock' you can't be quite as picky. Madrid has been a good $200 less than most other European destinations (no, I don't have an explanation, but see below), and since we'd only be on the ground for 2 days, we decided it didn't matter much where we went. Past research had indicated that the routing rules for Colorado Springs (COS) to Europe allowed you ...
... the US-64 and were aware that it twists and turns over the Sangre de Christo mountains through an aptly named settlement called Eagle's Nest. Additionally the Mapquest printout that we had for this particular section of our trip was also north on the NM-522 and the US-160. The NM-522 (or CO-159 later) follows the valley bottom north alongside the Sangre de Christo mountains and although the US-160 goes over them, it looked on the maps ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility