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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
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When people think about Colorado mountains, the sight they picture is Pikes Peak. Not Long's Peak (the mountain that was chosen to be on the Colorado quarter, for some unknown reason), not Mt. Evans, but the one and only Pikes Peak. The image of Pikes...More
We weren’t sure what to expect but this is an equally terrifying and amazing drive up a mountain. We didn’t make it to the top as the road was closed due to snow but it was still worth doing. The views are amazing and it...More
I took my Chinese host family with me up to Pikes Peak (they didn't make it to the top on account of being uncomfortable) but they LOVED it. They took a million pictures, and I got some too.
I was pleasantly surprised to find out...More
You must do your homework. It takes planning and organization to make a successful trip to the top of the peak. How unfortunate the Cog railway is no longer operating. And there is construction at the top of the peak as currently they are building...More
We were lucky enough to catch the route open all the way to the top. $30 for two passengers was a bit steep to arrive at the summit and see a construction mess. We were hurried back down because they close at 5:00. Likewise, gift...More
The road up Pikes peak is SLOW with curves and inclines, but more than well worth the adventure. Just drive the speed limit, not over, not under. No stupid rushing up and down the mountain like on a freeway. The view is first class once...More
This is one of the best places we have been to in a long while. Beautiful nature and views are breathe taking. Must take the road to the other reservoir which is not a paved road way. Glad I did because it was stunning. Where...More
This was one of the highlights of our Colorado vacation. We had to go by shuttle the last 3 miles but that was fine and gave us an opportunity to see more of the mountains and landscape!! This drive should be at the top of...More