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Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak Hwy, Colorado Springs, CO
720-369-6292
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Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and Air Force...
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Hiking, Group tours/train
Owner description: Arguably the most famous mountain in the United States, Pikes Peak...
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Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Hiking, Group tours/train
Owner description: Arguably the most famous mountain in the United States, Pikes Peak draws millions of tourists a year who drive, hike or take a train to the summit to gaze at resplendent vistas.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Four of us went to the top together. It was a different experience. The view back down into the country side was incredible. We heard a historical narrative on the way up that was presented in an interesting and humorous manner. This was actually my second time to go up.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This was a great experience. We saw about 20 mountain sheep on the way up which was really cool. Great vistas and views as we ascended and defended. We had an excellent tour guide - very knowledgeable about the history and area. Funny, engaging as one would expect but not always see. Well worth the cost. Would love to hike... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

we took the train up and the atmosphere was amazing. I loved the tour guide, well worth the money, the hot cocoa and donuts are a must at the summit. Beautiful scenery created by our glorious maker.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Be sure your vehicle has good brakes...they actually check the temperature so they can be sure you're going to be safe. Also, if you have a heart condition be sure to read the pamphlet they give you BEFORE starting up. It warns that folks with a heart condition may not want to go up. I do, and I didn't read... More 

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Ive been all over the country, but the drive up pikes peak was by far the coolest thing I've ever done. The first half wasn't difficult, but the 2nd half was a true test of bravery. We were very winded and dizzy on the top because of the oxygen, but it was totally worth it. If you're near the area,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We wanted to go to a summit for a long time and pikes peak was in our to-do list for quite a while. during our denver visit, we went to pikes peak using the cog railway. the view on top of the summit is breathtaking. you may experience breathing troubles so please be aware of mountain sickness and prepare yourself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Make sure you fill up the tank before you get there or you'll be disappointed. It takes about an hour to get to the top, but it's worth it. It's VERY cold so bundle up. It is so gorgeous and you can grab a hot cocoa when you get there to warm your hands.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Visiting Pikes Peak is a must...you can see for hundreds of miles from the peak...a unique view at every turn up at the top...whether you drive up or take the incline train, the hike is worth the trip!

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

It's not often that one can drive all the way to the top of a 14,000 foot mountain and get a 360 degree view that is truly awesome. I was so fortunate to be there in December on a day with clear skies, clear roads and it was 60 degrees outside! Plan to spend 3 hours for the entire trip..it's... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I love the Rockies and this drive up to the summit of Pikes Peak is a must see. It isn't for the faint of heart though. There are several hair pin turns that will having you holding on to your seat. The veiws leading to the top are amazing, but once you get to the top you will be blown... More 

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