TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs

Published Date Author: , April 17th, 2015

Colorado Springs - Don and Ray

Colorado SpringsWe have been going to Colorado Springs for years to visit relatives and also to take advantage of the many things that the city has to offer. Located just 60 miles south of Denver, it is much smaller but yet offers so many exciting and interesting things to see and do. Before going be sure and check out their website, http://go.pikes-peak.com/what-to-do-in-colorado-springs

Garden of the GodsAmong the many things to see is Pike’s Peak and you can either drive to the top or take the train. The Garden of the Gods and Nature Center is a must see. If you are into Christmas, then visit Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. Other sights to see are the May Museum of Natural History, the Manitou Indian Cliff Dwellings, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Miramont Mountain Castle Museum,
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.

Be sure and do not miss the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center,
http://www.csfineartscenter.org/ where you will find marvelous exhibitions of art work, photographer as well as theatre. Again, be sure and visit http://go.pikes-peak.com/what-to-do-in-colorado-springs before traveling to Colorado Springs. Another great website is: http://gaycolorado.com/colorado-springs/

colorado springs 3Listed below are some of our recommendations on places to stay when visiting Colorado Springs:

Old Town Guest House
115 South 26th Street
Colorado Springs
http://www.oldtown-guesthouse.com/
888.375.4210
relax@oldtown-guesthouse.com
Located in the heart of Old Colorado City: Soundproof guestrooms with private balconies and hot tub and steam shower. Daily breakfast and manager’s hospitality hour. Walking distance to numerous art galleries and restaurants and of course, free parking.

Avenue Bed and Breakfast
711 Manitou Ave.
Manitou Springs, CO
http://www.avenuehotelbandb.com/
800.294.1277
info@avenuehotelbandb.com
Award-Winning Muffins: Recently renovated, they offer 7 spacious guestroom all with private baths. Soak your cares away in one of their antique claw foot tub/showers. The three story turned staircase in the middle of the house takes you to the rooms, each with unique updated decor and family heirlooms that add charm and distinction to the Inn.

Blue Skies Inn
402 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Co.
http://www.blueskiesinn.com
800.398.7949
fun@blueskiesinn.com
A nice refuge with year round stream, Garden courtyard, hillsides of trees near Pike’s Peak. Unique 3 room suites clustered in a quaint village of Gothic Revival architecture.

Don and RayAlways remember to have fun when traveling, meet new people and talk to everyone!

TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD is written by Donald Pile and Ray Williams, Award-winning, Celebrity travel columnists who write for gay publications from coast to coast (And now legally married).

Proud members of the IGLTA. You can email them at gaytravelers@aol.com and visit their website at http://gaytravelersataol.blogspot.com/

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