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From picturesque golf courses and outdoor adventures to the latest in treatments at Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat, stay informed about what’s going on at and around Cheyenne Mountain Resort. With our scenic location in the storied Colorado Rockies, our mountain destination offers an incredible collection of things to see and do each season.

Celebrate Earth Day the Old Fashioned Way

April 25, 2022

Get back to your roots this Earth Day with a visit to Rock Ledge Ranch. This historic site nestled into the Garden of the Gods is offering free entry one day this month, so you might be inspired by a simpler, more eco-friendly way of living.

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Feed Endangered Species at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

April 25, 2022

Come to Colorado Springs in April and we insist you include a visit to our world-class zoo. Voted #4 Best Zoo in North America in USA today, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is open 365 days a year, making it easy to fit into any schedule, no matter how short or long your visit. Here are a few insider tips we’d like to share with you before walking through the gates!

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Drink in the Springs Craft Brew Tour!

April 25, 2022

We couldn’t possibly count all the things to do in Colorado Springs in April, so we’ve chosen one activity that’s sure to quench your thirst. The Springs Craft Brew Tour is yours for the taking Saturdays’ throughout the month, and it all starts within a few miles of Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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Be Dazzled by Colorado Springs’ Natural Wonders

April 25, 2022

A seemingly endless number of Colorado Springs activities await you this Spring, and we want to make sure you get out there to do some of our favorites. Being that we’re surrounded by incredible natural beauty, we’ve created a short list of must-visits just a short drive from our doorstep.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Colorado Springs

March 16, 2022

After two years of COVID-related cancellations, Colorado Springs will once again host its St. Patrick’s Day Parade. As long as the weather cooperates, 15 to 20 thousand people are expected to attend and we’d love you to be one of them!

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The Banff Film Festival World Tour

March 16, 2022

The Banff Film Festival World Tour made a splash in Colorado Springs this month with weekend screenings at Mountain Chalet and simultaneously dropping its virtual bundle of award winning flicks for homebound film buffs seeking adventure on the screen from the comfort of their couch.

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Spring for Fun for the Whole Family

March 16, 2022

Sometimes it can be difficult to find something to do that the whole family will enjoy. Something that will entertain everyone long enough to actually be able to spend an entire afternoon together without driving each other crazy. Well, we’ve got the thing for you and it’s right in downtown Colorado Springs.

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Wine Festival of Colorado Springs

March 16, 2022

It’s back! After two long years, the Wine Festival of Colorado Springs returned to the Broadmoor to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Revered to be the city's premier and most comprehensive charity wine event, the festival celebrated its 2022 season by showcasing “The Wines of Spain”. 

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Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half-day

February 17, 2022

The Arkansas River is America’s #1 whitewater river and it’s less than an hour away from Cheyenne Mountain Resort. So come stay with us and experience the thrill of whitewater... Read more

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off!

February 17, 2022

This time of year, deep in the February snow drifts, we crave food that warms us, and gumbo–the epitome of Cajun cuisine–is a slam dunk. Warm and filling, it’s the... Read more

Lake City Ice Climbing Festival

February 17, 2022

If you’re on the lookout for a healthy adrenaline rush to get you out of the house and into the great outdoors, we have just the ticket. The Lake City... Read more

Winter Carnival Steamboat Springs Colorado

February 17, 2022

Expect to see the unexpected this winter at Steamboat Springs’ Winter Carnival, a celebration of the season that includes everything from shovel sprints to a soda pop slalom. Bundle up... Read more

Skate in the Park Colorado Springs

January 18, 2022

The ice is open! Come and twirl to your heart’s content at Colorado Springs’ one and only outdoor ice rink. Don’t feel like skating? Steer your bumper car into a friendly fender. All this and more at Acacia Park.

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Winery Tour & Citrus Wine Tasting

January 18, 2022

Evergood Elixirs is a working winery at nearby Palmer Lake and their innovative vintners invite you to visit. So go ahead and schedule an exclusive tour and taste what secret lies in every bottle!

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Sip to Celebrate on the Springs Signature Cocktail Tour

January 18, 2022

Saturdays this winter, Colorado Springs invites you to take a Springs Signature Cocktail Tour. So drink up the insider knowledge of your local tour guide and sample some of our favorite libations; you’re sure to learn a bunch and laugh a lot along the way!

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Climb aboard the Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

January 18, 2022

Voted third best zoo lights in the US, the Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo boasts a spectacular display of bigger than life creatures sure to dazzle the imaginations of visitors of all ages.

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Tips for Planning a Colorado Springs Wedding

October 26, 2021

We know there’s a lot that goes into planning your special day, from narrowing down the guest list to choosing the perfect wedding venue! Whether you want an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, get inspired with these tips and tricks for planning the most spectacular Colorado Springs wedding.

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Girlfriends’ Spa Getaway Guide

October 07, 2021

Travel Channel named Colorado Springs one of the Top 10 Unexpected Bachelorette Party Destinations! We completely agree. Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the perfect setting for any fun and relaxing getaway with your best friends. Follow our spa getaway guide for a serene escape with memories you’ll cherish for years to come.

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Colorado Springs Shopping: Local, Artisan, & Unique

September 24, 2021

Resting at the foot of the Rockies, Colorado Springs is a picturesque travel destination with a vivacious mountain culture and a creative spirit. Here, you’ll find some of the best boutique and artisan shopping in the state. Whether you want a gift for a loved one or a token to remember your time in Colorado Springs, check out these fun and unique shops, hand-selected by our local experts.

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Couple’s Guide to Colorado Springs

September 15, 2021

US News Travel named Cheyenne Mountain Resort one of the Top 50 Romantic Weekend Getaways! Between our relaxing accommodations, great views, and diverse amenities, we couldn’t agree more. Plus, Colorado Springs is home to endless opportunities for shared adventure under the serene backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. To celebrate the accolade, we’re expanding on what a romantic getaway at Cheyenne Mountain Resort can entail. Here’s our ‘Couple’s Guide to Colorado Springs.’

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Tips for Traveling with Dogs in Colorado

August 19, 2021

If you’re traveling to Colorado, chances are, you’re carving out time for outdoor adventure, which is one reason why Colorado Springs was named one of the top five most pet-friendly cities in the U.S. Whether you’re planning a solo trip with your furry companion, or simply don’t want your dog to miss out on the action, follow these tips to make the most of your pup’s next expedition.

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Colorado Springs: An Olympic Powerhouse

August 02, 2021

Proud to be Olympic City USA, Colorado Springs shines as we celebrate the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan! Over a dozen Olympic athletes claim Colorado Springs as home, either growing up here, immigrating directly to Colorado Springs, or attending college here. We’ve done research on each of them so that you might know who to especially cheer for while watching at home.

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Catch the Rocky Mountain Vibes

July 23, 2021

It’s all in the name—the Rocky Mountain Vibes know how to bring that feel-good mountain energy out on the field. For a little family-friendly fun, spend an evening with Colorado Springs’ very own baseball team!

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Rafting the Arkansas River: Best White Water in Colorado!

July 19, 2021

In Colorado, rafting along the Rockies is a summer essential. It’s the perfect combination of adrenaline, spectacular sights, and team building. We sent staff to Cañon City, only 50 minutes from Cheyenne Mountain Resort, to really experience the tumultuous Arkansas River.

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Introducing ¡La Vida 2021!

July 12, 2021

Join us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort and the Country Club of Colorado for ¡La Vida 2021!, a cultural evening celebrating Hispanic heritage. This annual event is the first of its kind in Colorado Springs and will feature many attractions to fill the summer evening.

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Our Review on Cave of the Winds

June 18, 2021

Planning an all-day activity that pleases the entire group is nearly impossible, that is unless you happen to be vacationing in Colorado Springs! Besides being chockful of outdoor adventures, our luxurious resort, and world-class dining options, Colorado Springs is also home to one of the most multi-faceted attractions in the country—Cave of the Winds.

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Off The Beaten Path: The Best Hiking Near Colorado Springs

June 13, 2021

For centuries, Colorado Springs has cast its spell on all travelers who dared to walk among its grand landscapes of mountain and plain. Sitting in the shadow of Pikes Peak, the state’s second-largest city is a mecca for outdoor activities of all sorts, but to experience Colorado Springs authentically, we recommend using your own two feet as the best vehicle for adventure. From soul-stirring waterfalls to Cheyenne Mountain herself, here are the best hiking trails in and around Colorado Springs. 

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Beers and Cheers: The Best Bars and Breweries in Colorado Springs

June 08, 2021

It’s summer in the springs, which means you’ll want to spend most of your time outdoors taking in the fresh mountain air and partaking in the many festivals that roll around this time of year. But when it comes to cooling down, few things are more satisfying than an ice-cold beer or cocktail. From an expansive collection of breweries on the Front Range to a hip back-alley bar loaded with personality (and whiskey!), here are the best bars and breweries in Colorado Springs, hand-selected by the local libation experts here at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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Four Ways Up America's Mountain

June 01, 2021

Rising 14,115 feet above sea level, Pikes Peak dominates the scenery of Colorado Springs from every vantage point. In fact, it was the very summit that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write “America the Beautiful” when she climbed the purple mountain majesty in 1893. And now, it’s your turn to peak our iconic “14er” yourself! 

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The Top Five Colorado Springs Adventures

May 24, 2021

Warning: This blog is not for the faint of heart. 

We have gathered our most daring staff members to pick their top Colorado Springs adventures. So, here’s to the thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies, from white water rafting to a free-falling canyon swing, experience these five ways to live life on the edge in Colorado Springs.

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Restaurants in Colorado Springs: Authentic Local Flavor

May 17, 2021

Calling all foodies! One thing our Cheyenne Mountain Resort staff can all agree on is that Colorado Springs has delectable dining options in spades. But when it comes to choosing the best eatery in town … we will leave that up to you to decide! Hand-selected by yours truly and by the recommendations of our staff, here’s Part One of our insider’s guide to tried-and-true, locally approved best places to eat in Colorado Springs. Dig in!

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Our Guide to the Ultimate Colorado Springs Family Vacation

May 10, 2021

Between the vast beauty of America's Mountain and the storied culture of Colorado’s Wild West, there’s no shortage of adventure to be had in Colorado Springs. There really is something for every age, from children to adults! Whether you have a family full of nature lovers or historians, here’s the best activities and experiences for your Colorado Springs family vacation, handpicked by our staff at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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A Romantic Escape to Cheyenne Mountain Resort

January 29, 2021

You’ve booked a romantic retreat for two and now it’s time to lean into the romance with your sweetheart. Lucky for you, Cheyenne Mountain Resort is offering an exclusive package just for couples this February.
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Zip, Dip, and Off-Road Your Way Through Colorado Springs

January 29, 2021

Experience the best adrenaline rush through the Pikes Peak region and across the Royal Gorge when you choose zip lining in Colorado Springs, CO! From our central location at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, we offer two exhilarating zip lining packages with two very different terrains:

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Buckle Up For a Colorado Wild West Adventure

January 29, 2021

Colorado is steeped in the history of the Wild West—rugged terrains, grand adventures, and mining towns—that all came about in the Gold Rush of 1890 and 1891. Now it’s your turn to survey the countryside on your loyal steed with the best horseback riding in Colorado, offered through several tour operators right here at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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Jeep Thrills Through the Colorado Outback

January 29, 2021

There are so many ways to see and experience the majesty of Colorado Springs, but when it comes to speed and agility, few modes of transportation compare to Colorado jeep tours. Imagine the wind blowing through your hair as you take in unobstructed views of Colorado Springs’ most celebrated natural landmarks and remote terrains. Here at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, we have three open-air jeep tours offering different kinds of thrill and scenery.

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Your Dream Wedding Begins With Cheyenne Mountain Views

December 22, 2020

Maybe it’s the mistletoe or the romance of a thousand twinkling Christmas lights, but the holidays always seem to ring in engagement season and some near-distance wedding bells, too!

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Santa Express Train

December 20, 2020

Experience the Royal Gorge Route like never before on the Santa Express Train! Imagine speeding through the winter scenery of Colorado’s grandest canyon on a festive train along with Santa and his elves!

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Electrifies With Holiday Spirit

December 11, 2020

‘Tis the season to show your wild side at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Electric Safari! 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of this electrifying event that runs from December 11 through January 1st, excluding Christmas eve and Christmas day.

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Conquering America’s Mountain

November 25, 2020

Rising 14,115 feet above sea level, Pikes Peak dominates the scenery of Colorado Springs. In fact, it was the very summit that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write "America the Beautiful" when she climbed the purple mountain majesty in 1893.

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Nurtured By Nature

November 18, 2020

As this year comes to a close, there’s no better time to relax and reset your mind, body, and soul at our on-site Alluvia Spa & Wellness Retreat. For something truly therapeutic, try our CBD Treatment Collection featuring full-spectrum, organic, non-GMO, CBD-rich oil.

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Play More, Stay More, Save More

November 18, 2020

This fall season, take advantage of beautiful Colorado Springs weather and sharpen your golf skills at our Pete Dye–designed championship course! With our Stay & Play Golf Package, you can buy two rounds of afternoon golf for the price of one, plus enjoy 30% off your guest room with a patio or balcony.

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Treat Yourself to a Colorado Retreat

November 11, 2020

Dreaming of a fall getaway with gorgeous scenery, crisp mountain air, and an array of outdoor activities? For a limited time, save 30% on your stay when booking your Colorado Retreat at Cheyenne Mountain!

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Colorado’s Top Golf Experience

October 19, 2020

There’s no better time than the beautiful fall season to pick up a new hobby that takes place outdoors: golf! Here at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, golfing means being surrounded by the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and having the chance to sharpen your skills at Colorado’s leading golf experience.

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Relax Along the Rockies

October 05, 2020

While we’re all craving some much-needed tranquility, no relaxation compares to that found in our onsite spa: Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat. Set amid the splendor of the Colorado Rockies, Alluvia provides a full-service oasis for nurturing mind, body, and soul.

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