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Manitou Cliff Dwellings First opened to the public in 1906 and built more than 700 years ago, these authentic Anasazi dwellings allow you to roam inside the architectural marvels of the American Indians that inhabited the southwest from 1200 B.C.-1300 A.D. A pueblo-style building houses the museum and gift shop. Open seven days a week, call for seasonal hours. 10 Cliff Dwellings Rd. Located five miles west of I-25 off Hwy. 24 in Manitou Springs. 685-5242, www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com. Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine The United States’ only 1,000 foot vertical shaft gold mine tour complete with viewing areas, air powered tram-air locomotive and mineral display. Discovered in 1891, it is maintained as a mineable property. Continual updates are being made including crosscut tunnels to enhance the experience. Admission fee. Open May - September, call for specifics.  Group tours available year round. 9388 Hwy. 67 in Cripple Creek. 689-2466, www.goldminetours.com. North Cheyenne Canon Park The oldest city park in Colorado Springs, located on N. Cheyenne Canon Road, it is cut 1,000 feet deep into 1.5 billion year old granite. Outstanding plant and animal life abound. Guided hike and general trail information, including lengths and descriptions of each terrain is available on the website. www.cheyennecanon.org

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Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center is located at 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Rd. with exhibits, hiking trail maps, books, etc. Seasonal hours (delete). Call 633-5701.

Starsmore Discovery Center is located at 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. and offers dioramas, nature exhibits, bird watching, climbing wall, books and maps. Seasonal hours, 385-6086. North Pole & Santa’s Workshop Twenty-five acres of family fun visiting Santa. Featuring a host of friendly animals, artisans, and more than two dozen amusement rides. Open mid-May-Christmas, call for specific information. 5050 Pikes Peak Hwy., Cascade, 684-9432, www.northpolecolorado.com

Royal Gorge Route Railroad Provides a variety of services from a 2-hour ride in an open air car to gourmet lunch and dinner trains! Seasonal schedules, please check website for current offerings. 330-B Royal Gorge Blvd., Canon City 81212, 719-276-4000, www.royalgorgeroute.com Royal Gorge Bridge and Park The bridge suspends over one of the deepest gorges in Colorado and the Arkansas River. The Visitors Center is located at the edge of the rim. The park features a miniature train, skycoaster, zipline, and aerial gondolas for a variety of views. Log on for full calendar, hours and special events. 4218 County Rd. 3A, Canon City, 275-7507, www.royalgorgebridge.com

Old Colorado City The Old Colorado City Historic District is an extraordinary blend of heritage and architecture. In the historic buildings there are restaurants, art galleries, studios, and specialty shops. W. Colorado Ave. between 24th and 28th. 577-4112, www.shopoldcoloradocity.com. Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing (PPJASS) Summer Jazz in the Park series, monthly concerts, special events and scholarship awards. P.O. Box 6802, Colorado Springs 80934. Log on for calendar, www.ppjass.org Pikes Peak & Pikes Peak Highway Drive to the 14,110 ft. summit of the peak that inspired the song “America the Beautiful” in the comfort of your car. Open daily year round, weather permitting. There is a road toll charge. West on Hwy. 24 in Cascade, 385-7325, www.coloradosprings.gov 33

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