Travel Blogs from Manitou Springs
The morning sun shown through the curtains early but because of the time change, we were up early and ready to go. We headed over to the resorts spa and got directions to the canyon close by for a hike. Jim ran and I walked and enjoyed the wonderful rock formations, flowing streams and serenity of the park. We climbed just over 1000 feet and Jim ran about 7 miles. I was to meet Jim at the spa when I returned but of course got distracted by a dog. By the way, dogs ...
... 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 ...
... to that store until we realized we had already been in it.
When we discovered that, I sent the kids across the street to save us a spot at an outdoor cafe. Leslie went with them. I stopped at Patsy's, a Manitou tradition. I think it opened in 1910. I bought a box of caramel popcorn with nuts. Wonderful!!!
I then went across the street to meet everyone at the cafe. The name of the cafe was Coquette's Bistro and ...
... 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 ...
I've been a few places in my short 20 years of life, but not really to gain travel experience or see the sights...I traveled with my gymnastics team for years, and that usually included seeing the airport, sleeping in the hotel, competing at a convention center, sleeping again, and going home. I visited Orange County and San Francisco, CA, Couer D'Alene, Idaho, Kansas City, Orlando, Houtson, Cleveland, and a few other areas, but never ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Wheeler House Manitou Springs
Other places to stay in Manitou Springs
215 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $63
481 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $69
- A good place to stay.
- Great place, large rooms
- Loved it
45 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | 2 star motelfrom $94
229 Maitou Ave., Manitou Springs | 1 star motelfrom $39
134 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $54
626 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $45