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05/13/2014

Summer is Family Vacation Time and We’ve Got Lots of Things for Kids to Do in Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

You’ve always dreamed of taking a family trip to Colorado where there’s endless views of the Rocky Mountains and non-stop adventures in the great outdoors. But what will you do with the little ones? Are there enough adventures and things for kids to do in Colorado Springs to keep them happy? You bet there is!

The Colorado Springs area has many attractions suited for the littlest members of your family.  Here are just a few:
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Cave of the Winds
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Pole - Home of Santa’s Workshop
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Space Foundation Discovery Center

So you have all these activities planned for the kids, what about you?  You would love to have a day away just shopping in the quaint shops of Old Colorado City, or relaxing at the nearby Lotus Spa & Salon, or maybe even a horseback ride along the Arkansas River with American Adventure Expeditions.  No worries, you can let the kids enjoy our Cheyenne Kidz Camp while you have some much needed time to yourself.  They’ll get to enjoy making new friends and having new adventures while you set out on a few of your own. 

Plan your summer family vacation with us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort where there’s lots of things for kids to do in Colorado Springs and lots of things for the adults to do too.  For more information on all the attractions in the area check out our Things to Do page on our website.  And don’t forget about our Packages & Promotions page where you can find ways to save on your stay with us. 

We hope to see you over the summer at Cheyenne Mountain Resort!

Image Credits: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Manitou Cliff Dwellings

05/06/2014

Summer is on its Way, What Will you do With the Kids during the Day? It's Day Camp in Colorado Springs!

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

With summer on its way it’s time to start planning the kids summer days.  Let your children have fun in Colorado’s great outdoors experiencing a summer filled with adventure, exploration, making friends and great memories too.  Let them experience The Snapshot of Summer 2014!

Cheyenne Kidz Camp for campers ages 5 – 12 begins on June 2nd and ends August 1st running weekdays, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Each week your child will explore different themes at our day camp in Colorado Springs: 

Week 1 ~ June 2 - 6
Sporty Shenanigans  Cheyenne Kidz Camp
Lessons in golf, tennis, swim, and beach volleyball along with fun competitions.

Week 2 ~ June 9 - 13
Twistin’ Tropics
From water balloon fun to face painting and creating Hawaiian leis. 

Week 3 ~ June 16 - 20
Sports ‘N More
This week train with the pros in golf, tennis, beach volleyball and yoga to become little stars.   

Week 4 ~ June 23 - 27
Outdoor Explorer
Chasing clues and scavenger hunts are just a few of the week’s top secret adventures.

Week 5 ~ June 30 - July 3
Imagination Studio
Cheyenne Kidz Studio week filled with messy finger-paints, water blobs and slime.   

BdayWeek 6 ~ July 7 - 11
Wild Wonders
It’s animal week with jungle charades and animal acts.

Week 7 ~ July 14 - 18
Sports Elevated
Sports fundamentals from our golf and tennis pros taking the kidz to the next level.

Week 8 ~ July 21 - 25
Carnival Chaos
Traditional carnival games, inflatable courses and balloon sculptures incorporate this week. 

Week 9 ~ July 28 - Aug 1
Hocus Pocus Hollywood
Directing and producing videos and being celebrities for this week. 

More information on our day camp in Colorado Springs can be found on our website or by contacting Tracie Powers at tpowers@cheyennemountain.com or (719) 538-4083.  

Have fun with us this summer at Cheyenne Mountain Resort!

04/29/2014

Experience the Thrill of White Water Rafting near Colorado Springs this Summer!

American Adventure Expeditions

Looking for some fun and excitement in the great outdoors this summer? American Adventure Expeditions may be just what you are looking for. 

The huge winter snowfalls through the mountains this winter are now melting.  In turn, this melting makes the white water rafting experience through the Colorado Rockies bigger than normal and therefore the season will last longer than usual.  White water rafting near Colorado Springs on the Arkansas River, known to the locals as the Ark, should be very exciting and action packed this summer! 

If you’re planning on being in the Colorado Springs area, this is a great way to spend a day.  Secure your river trip early to make sure you don’t miss out!  American Adventure Expeditions has several different rafting options to choose from: 

On River Adventures
        • Family Friendly Rafting American Adventure Expeditions map
        • High Adventure Rafting

• Off River Adventures
        • Zip Lining
        • ATV Tours
        • Horseback Riding
        • Hot Springs
        • Mountain Bike Tours
        • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
        • Royal Gorge Route Train     

• Combo Adventures
        • Raft + Zip Line
        • Raft + ATV
        • Raft + Mountain Bike
        • Raft + Bridge
        • Raft + Train
        • Raft + Horseback

You can keep up on the river’s water levels all season long and read about the rapids classifications to get a better understanding of where you belong.  Request your rafting brochure and begin planning your white water rafting trip near Colorado Springs today. 

When you stay with us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort you have access to so many outdoor adventures and attractions in the surrounding Colorado Springs area. Check out our Things to Do page on our website where we’ve gone ahead and listed them all for you. While you’re there, don’t forget our Packages & Promotions page.  We have several different specials to help you save on your next stay.

Reservations at Cheyenne Mountain Resort may be made online or by calling 800.588.0250.

Image Credit: American Adventure Expeditions

04/22/2014

Show Her Just How Much She Means to You with our Mother’s Day Brunch in Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Join us at the Mountain View Restaurant on Sunday, May 11, 2014 for our award-winning champagne Mother's Day brunch.  

The Mountain View Restaurant located in the main lodge of Cheyenne Mountain Resort offers an exquisite menu along with breathtaking views. Our Mother's Day brunch in Colorado Springs consists of:                                                

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Curried Carrot Soup
Tarragon Oil
orange lavender crème fraiche
Regional Cheese Display ~ Fresh Fruits & Melon
Bagels and Assorted Breakfast Pastries
Pacific Smoked Salmon with Traditional Accompaniments
Smoked Rocky Mountain Trout
Assorted Pate’ ~ Galantine ~ Terrines
Grilled Oysters ~ with Pancetta Anise Butter
Iced Shrimp Cocktail ~ with Atomic Cocktail Sauce and Lemon
Field Greens with Assortment of Condiments and Dressings
Beet Salad ~ roasted beets, frisee, feta, hazelnuts
Watercress Salad ~ orange, fennel, pink peppercorn vinaigrette
Spring Salad ~ english pea, edamame, wild mint
Freshly Baked Artisan Breads and Assorted Butters

From the Hearth
Herbed Lamb Roast ~ mustard pan sauce
Eggs and Omelets Made to Order
Farm Fresh Eggs, Egg Whites and Egg Beaters with Choice of Fillings
Crisp Belgium Waffles
Whipped Cream, Berries, Butter, Warm Maple Syrup

Entrées
Beef Short Ribs ~ horseradish polenta, fire roasted tomatoes
Grilled Tilapia ~ cilantro rice, tropical mango salsa
Molasses Rubbed Pork Loin ~ red pepper demi-glace
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Southwestern Corn Risotto
Spring Vegetable Medley ~ lavender butter
Spinach & Swiss Quiche
Chicken Apple Sausage
Country Potatoes
Cobb Smoked Bacon
French Toast Casserole ~ apricot maple syrup

On the Sweeter Side
Vanilla Raspberry Panna Cotta ~ Peach Cobbler ~ Key Lime “Pie” Cheesecake
Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes ~ Assorted Homemade Cookies ~ Chocolate Brownies & Blondies
Monkey Bread ~ Vanilla Ice Cream with Assorted Sauces & Condiments
Complimentary Champagne, Sparkling Cider and Mimosa

Kids Buffet
Honey Baked Ham ~ Mashed Potatoes ~ Mac & Cheese ~ French Fries ~ Corn Cobbettes
Corn Dogs ~ Sliders ~ Carrots & Celery Sticks
Cookies ~ Ice Cream ~ Brownies ~ Cupcakes ~ Apple Cobbler ~ Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider

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Adults $46.00, Children Ages 6 - 12 $23.00
Children ages five and under are complimentary.
Reservations are strongly recommended.
Call 719.538.4060 or reserve online at
OpenTable.com

Bring the whole family and enjoy this special holiday together with delicious food and warm ambiance.  We hope to see you and that special woman in your life at our Mother's Day brunch in Colorado Springs. 

For information on Cheyenne Mountain Resort's Mother's Day packages and special events please visit our website.

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! 

04/15/2014

Treat the Mother in your Life to these Amazing Mother’s Day Events in Colorado Springs this Year!

Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Is there that exceptional woman in your life who deserves this special day filled with luxuries and pampering? Whether it is your mother, your sister, or the family friend who has always been there for you, Cheyenne Mountain Resort has several Mother’s Day events in Colorado Springs planned just for this amazing woman in your life. 

Whether you are just looking for things to do for Mother’s Day or you want to make a whole weekend of it, Cheyenne Mountain Resort has it covered. 

Mother’s Day Brunch  

The Mountain View Restaurant’s award-winning champagne brunch
Menu
May 11, 2014 ~ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Adults ~ $46.00    Children 6 – 12 ~ $23.00    Children 5 & under ~ Free
Please call 719-538-4000 for reservations

Coach Bag Drawing

For every delicious plate of Coach Farm Cheese purchased at Will Rogers Lounge between today and May 10th you will receive an entry into our Coach Bag Drawing.

The special woman in your life will love the chance to win a stylish Coach bag or clutch and who wouldn’t love sharing our delicious Coach Farm Cheese Plate consisting of:  Ricotta with Honey Drizzle and Dried Apricots, Candied Walnuts, Aged Goat Cheese with Red Pepper Jam, Balsamic Syrup, Triple Cream Goat Cheese with Granny Smith Apples, and Crostini all for only $14.00.
The winner will be announced the day before Mother's Day on facebook.  

Food & Fashion Package by Coach

Our Mother’s Day Food & Fashion Package by Coach is the ultimate luxury treatment for that special woman in your life.  Packages start at $109.00* per night and are available Friday, May 9th through Sunday, May 11th.

 Rate Inclusions:
• Coach Cheese Board Welcome Amenity and Entry into Coach Bag Drawing **
• Discounted Resort Fee
• Upgrade to Next Available Room Type
• Guaranteed 2:00 pm Late Check Out
• Preferred Seating at the Award-Winning Mother’s Day Brunch***

So isn’t it time to show that special woman in your life just how much you appreciate her for all that she has done?  This year spoil her with our Mother’s Day events in Colorado Springs for that Mother's Day she will never forget!

For more information on our resort and special packages please visit our website or call 719.538.4000 to book your reservation now.

04/08/2014

Visit the Manitou Cliff Dwellings near Colorado Springs and Step Back in Time

Manitou Cliff Dwellings The Anasazi Indian culture roamed the Four Corners of Colorado from 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1300 where they left behind architectural remnants.  To this day scientists do not know what happened and why this cultural group disappeared and left their cliff dwellings. 

Some of these remnants, over 700 years old, were taken from a collapsed Anasazi site near Cortez and were relocated by train to their present site in Manitou Springs during the early 1900’s.  The stones, reassembled under a red sandstone overhang to protect them, took their present form to become a museum, a preserve and a tourist attraction which opened to the public in 1907.   

Families can explore inside each dwelling during a self-guided tour and are encouraged to roam free and touch the sandstone. On-site there is also a three-story Pueblo-style building that was built in the style of the Anasazi descendants. The original rooms were built in 1904 and served as housing to a family of local Native American Indians until 1984.  This Pueblo has been expanded and now houses the museum and gift shop.  Other native homes on–site includes a modern day pueblo and a teepee.

Open seven days a week, weather permitting, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings near Colorado Springs makes a great family outing mixing history, culture and education.  Plan your Rocky Mountain getaway today to visit our unique array of family attractions. 

Cheyenne Mountain Resort located less than ten miles from the Manitou Cliff Dwellings is the family oriented place to stay in the Rocky Mountains.  View our website for more things to do in the area and our packages available to help you save on your stay with us.

Reservations at Cheyenne Mountain Resort may be made online or by calling 800.588.0250.

Image Credit: Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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04/02/2014

Make Your Next Meeting a Unique Adventure with our Day Meeting Packages in Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Resort Day Meetings

Have you been looking for someplace unique to hold your next day meeting?  Would you like to add some pizazz to your ordinary meetings and give your participants an unforgettable adventure? If you can relate to any of these ideas then Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the place you have been looking for.  Hold your next out of the ordinary meeting here and take advantage of our Day Meeting Packages starting at $75.

Choose any one of the following exceptional activities:

  • Paddle Boat Races
  • Sand Castle Contest
  • Native American Tour of Garden of the Gods Park
  • Glow Golf or Putting Contest on our Championship Pete Dye Golf Course
  • Obstacle Course on the Beach
  • “Go for the Gold” Olympic Training Center Tour
  • Culinary Demonstration featuring “Colorado Fresh” Cuisine

Let Cheyenne Mountain Resort, with our day meeting packages unlike any other in Colorado Springs, be your next meeting destination.

BOOK NOW

To find out more about “Elevating Your Meeting Experience” complete our Request for Information or contact the Catering Department at 800.588.6531. 

Download our Day Meeting Packages from $75 flier

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

03/25/2014

Enjoy our Golf Packages and 18-hole Championship Golf Course in Colorado Springs

Our amazing tour-quality golf course, designed by legendary Pete Dye, offers a breathtaking setting along our 35 acre lake.  What better time than now to plan your golf outing to Cheyenne Mountain Resort where you can take advantage of our special golf packages available.  View our interactive map for complete details on our championship golf course in Colorado Springs.  

Spring Golf
Head south for spring with unlimited golf from $159 Cheyenne Golf Course
 
• Unlimited Golf on Exclusive Championship Golf Course
• Unlimited use of Practice Facility
• Upgrade to Next Available Room Type
• Guaranteed 2pm Late Check-Out

Head South for Spring Activities
Enjoy all we have to offer for your spring holiday

• Golf Green Fees from $59
• Friday Night Brewery Tastings
• Kidz Zoo Breakfast
• S’mores on the Terrace
• Movie Madness on Saturday Nights
• 25% off of Two Adult Zoo Passes to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Head South for Spring Promo
Head south for spring and enjoy exciting activities featuring rates from $109
 
• Upgrade to Next Available Room Type
• Discounted Resort Fee
• Guaranteed 2pm Late Check-Out
• Children 8 and Under Eat Free

Now is the perfect time to get away.  Relax, unwind and get back into the swing of the game.  Cheyenne Mountain Resort’s incredible golf course in Colorado Springs is calling you.  Visit our website for more information on our resort or call  800.588.0250 to book your reservation now.

03/18/2014

Hop on Over to all the Easter Events in Colorado Springs

The thought of Easter means bright colors, cute decorations and warmer weather and Colorado Springs brings plenty of things to do and special events to celebrate Easter!

Start your celebration with us and enjoy a delicious brunch with your friends and family at our Mountain View Restaurant, then check out all the other exciting events in the area.

Easter Brunch at Cheyenne ResortEaster Brunch at the Mountain View Restaurant

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Enjoy this holiday with a wonderful Easter spread and a visit from the Easter Bunny.  View the menu.  In addition to all the Easter events in Colorado Springs, Cheyenne Mountain Resort has several Head South for Spring Activities taking place now until Easter.  

Golf Green Fees from $59
• Friday Night Brewery Tastings
• Kidz Zoo Breakfast
• Movie Madness on Saturday Nights                          
• 25% off of Two Adult Zoo passes to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. 

Take advantage of our Head South for Spring Promo and enjoy a wonderful family vacation during your Easter holiday with rates from $109*. Visit our website or call 800-588-0250 to book your reservations now. 

And don't forget to check out these Easter weekend events in Colorado Springs!

EASTER Eggs Cheyenne ResortMad Hatter Saturday
Saturday, April 12th at 11:00  
Old Colorado City
Put on your craziest hat and bring the whole family for a day full of Easter fun. 

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th at 10:30
Beaver Creek
Join us at Creekside Park just below the main village.

Victorian Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th at 10:00, 12:00 & 2:00
Miramont Castle Museum
A special basket will delight the child who finds the golden egg!

Chocolate Bunny Walk & Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th at 9:00, 11:00 & 1:00
Bear Creek Nature Center

The Cheyenne Mountain Resort wishes everyone a Happy Easter!!

03/11/2014

Experience all the Colorado Springs "Things to do in the Spring" Attractions and Activities

Plan your spring break or holiday with us and experience all of the Colorado Springs things to do in the spring.  With so many attractions and non-stop activities, Colorado Springs has something to offer the whole family.  

Check out these exciting Colorado Springs things to do in the spring:

Garden of the Gods   Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds
Olympic Training Center
Pioneers Museum
Air Force Academy

If your idea of a relaxing vacation includes a great deal of shopping and you're always in search of sensational shops, galleries and one-of-a-kind boutiques, then Manitou Springs or Old Colorado City may be an excellent place for you to spend the day.  Visit the Pikes Peak Country website for even more Colorado Springs things to do in the spring area attractions. 

Spring break is the perfect time to take the whole family on vacation and Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the perfect place to spend that vacation.  We have a special Head South for Spring Promo filled with lots of great stuff and featuring rates from $109*.

Rate Inclusions:                                            Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Upgrade to Next Available Room Type
• Discounted Resort Fee
• Guaranteed 2pm Late Check-Out
• Children 8 and Under Eat Free

*Valid between March 13th and April 22nd.

Check out our Head South for Spring Activities:

• Golf Green Fees from $59.
• Friday Night Brewery Tastings.
• Kidz Zoo Breakfast.
• Movie Madness on Saturday Nights.
• 25% off of Two Adult Passes to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

BOOK NOW  or call us at 800-588-0250 to make those spring holiday reservations.

Visit Cheyenne Mountain Resort for more information on our beautiful vacation destination.