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Welcome to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain! The Pikes Peak Highway entrance is conveniently located 15 minutes west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24. The beauty of being so close to the city is that you can spend your time enjoying the mountain...more
well we had planned to ride the train to the top but as that isn't running, we took the bus trip instead. we had a fabulous day, the driver and guide on the bus were amazing, very knowledgeable and told us lots of interesting stuff...More
The drive was fantastic. I drove 16 of the 19 miles. Mandatory to take a shuttle to the top from there. Not many guard rails with hair pin turns. So not for the weak of heart or for folks with fear of heights. Was snow...More
I've lived in Colorado Springs in the shadow of Pikes Peak most of my life, but hadn't been to the summit in 30 years. It was absolutely gorgeous! The fifty degree temperature drop was a nice break from the heat, too. The aspens were changing,...More
I stopped off at the Air Force Academy and since Pikes Peak was so close I decided to test my driving skills. I passed by the Santa's North Pole (tourist stop) on my way to the Peaks entrance. The entrance to Pikes Peak Park was...More
We have been on vacation in Colorado for a week. We’ve seen some spectacular views across the state...for free. We got to the top of Pikes Peak and it was so foggy you couldn’t see anything. Also the entire top is under construction. I felt...More
Pikes Peak is a 14,000 foot peak on the Front Range that towers over Colorado Springs. Unlike most 14ers, you can drive to the summit, making it accessible to all. The drive up Pikes Peak Highway is beautiful with a number of scenic overlooks to...More