TripAdvisor Reviews Wheeler House Manitou Springs
Travel Blogs from Manitou Springs
... Driving through small town America and seeing each little town's celebration -- Pagosa Springs, Monte Vista, Salida, Canon City -- and getting to see the beauty of southern Colorado was -- at least from my viewpoint behind the wheel -- a perspective of everything that is right with our Country.
Arriving in Canon City, the day was late, and a hotel was secured ...
... The scenic grandeur led Kathy Lee Bates to write the poem "America The Beautiful" after a trip to Pike's Peak in the late 1800's.
We reached the summit you can see 4 states , the snow covered peaks of the Continental Divide, the cities of Denver, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs and the historic gold camps of Cripple Creek and Victor.
It was incredibly cold at ...
... was about five blocks from where we parked. Leslie and Tyler began walking back while Hillary and I finished paying. Once we got on the sidewalk it was lightly sprinkling. After walking about a block it started raining harder, so Hillary and I ducked into a store. While we were standing inside it was absolutely pouring. I took the opportunity to buy Hillary a pullover jacket, Leslie a metal and turquoise cross for her collection, ...
... got Red Velvet cake fudge that a nice cashier gave to me. Then we went back to the RV, and on the way I fell down four steps. After that, we drove to Pikes Peaks RV campground because we would possibly climb the 14,115 ft. mountain, Pikes Peak (note: we got up at 4am to do the climb, however there were thunderstorms in the forecast so we had to cancel the plans). Then we ate dinner and went to bed. I had a really good ...
... with unique art galleries, one of a kind gift shops and trading posts with handcrafted Native American treasures." (http://manitousprings.org/) which partly explains why we like it so much although I think that they are over-egging it a bit. We enjoy being there for the real sense of community, the incredibly friendly people and a definite sense of quirkiness; where else has an annual Coffin Race, a Fruitcake Toss and a Mumbo Jumbo ...
Other places to stay in Manitou Springs
215 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $68
481 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $96
- A good place to stay.
- Great place, large rooms
- Loved it
45 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | 2 star motelfrom $115
229 Maitou Ave., Manitou Springs | 1 star motelfrom $39
134 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $54
626 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $79