Recreation

There Are So Many Things to Do in Old Colorado City

Old Colorado City is at the top of our list of great Colorado Springs places to visit.

Things to Do in Old Colorado City
Old Colrado City: The historic city was first founded in 1859 and can be found on the west side of Colorado Springs. With a colorful history, Old Colorado City was the first capital of the Territory of Colorado as well as the center of early settlement in the region of Pikes Peak. Today, the town is a National Historic District.

There are plenty of Colorado Springs places to visit, and a trip to Old Colorado City is a must. This charming area is filled with quaint local shops, an abundance of history and great architecture, and irresistible restaurants. There is always something going on in the town, too, with a range of seasonal events such as the Old Colorado City Farmer’s Market, the First Friday ArtWalk and the annual Territory Days.

This part of family-friendly Colorado Springs offers an abundance of retail therapy, galleries, fine dining, and more. A trip into the old city is a truly rewarding experience.

If you’re coming over to Colorado, book a stay with us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. You can look forward to being surrounded by the incredible scenery of Colorado Springs while having the choice to do as little or as much as you like. Book a service or two in our spa or relax by the lake, or if you’re feeling adventurous you can take full advantage of climbing the Rocky Mountain Peaks.

With so much to see and do in Colorado, book your family trip today and start planning a fun itinerary the entire family will love.


The Perfect Spa Getaway Package in Colorado Springs

Enjoy a Girls’ Spa Getaway in Colorado

Spa Getaway Package in Colorado

If you and your friends are in need of some serious pampering, it’s time to book your spa getaway package in Colorado Springs.

Gather the girls together and come and enjoy a girls’ spa getaway in Colorado at the Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Our friendly professionals are ready to pamper you with a selection of luxurious treatments, complete with products that are derived directly from the farmland plains and mineral-rich mountains of Colorado. Our special girl’s spa package offers everything you and your girlfriends could possibly need for the perfect pampering getaway.

The package includes:
• Superior overnight accommodation
• A late check-out of 2PM
• A complimentary mimosa each before your spa treatments
• A choice of spa services, including facial, massage, manicure and pedicure.
• A delicious light lunch
• A special goodie bag of spa products for you to take home

Our spa offers a wide range of aesthetic and therapeutic treatments that we have found to be the most effective. Our practitioners have worked hard to tailor them to your individual needs.

Nestled amongst breathtaking Colorado scenery, Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the perfect escape from everyday life. So grab your best girlfriends and book your spa getaway. After a day of luxurious treatments, relax by our fire pits with a glass of wine or hang out by the pool before retiring to plush accommodation complete with everything you need for a comfortable and unforgettable stay.

We look forward to hosting your next girl’s getaway and helping you to reconnect with the people you care about.


Join The Festivities This St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado Spring

Some luck of the Irish & Family Friendly Activities in Colorado Springs. 

St. Patrick's Day in Colorado


Whether you’re planning a trip to Colorado to specifically coincide with St. Patrick’s Day festivities or will be in town at that time, don’t miss out on St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado Springs when a whole lot of fun activities will be taking place.

Head downtown for a variety of active fun in Colorado Springs to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Ready for some racing? Bikers and runners will take to the road as part of the Grand Prix of Running events. The weekend begins with the St. Patty’s Sports Expo on March 11 and will be held at the Pikes Peak Center on Cascade Avenue. This is where cyclists and runners can fetch their packets and check out more than 25 exhibitors. The next morning starts at 8:30am with a 50K bike ride, followed by the Colorado Springs 5k race at 10am. There will also be a Leprechaun Fun Run taking place at 11am and finally the 32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will kick off at noon.

This year there are more than 100 parade entries including flags, leprechauns, bands, cars, floats, firetrucks and much more. By far one of the biggest events in the city, all ages line the streets for the day as the parade winds all the way through the heart of downtown Colorado to the blissful sounds of bagpipes.

Book Your Stay with Us

Book your St. Patrick’s weekend stay with us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort and enjoy being surrounded by nature's amazing scenery. Our views offer incredible views of the surrounding mountains and guests can enjoy a range of activities and relaxing amenities.  


Winter Events in Colorado Springs for Everyone

February & March in Colorado Springs – Fun Around Every Corner. 

Winter Events in Colorado Springs

There are so many things to do in Colorado Springs no matter what time of year it is, but if you're having trouble finding fun in the winter, look no further. We have the details for a fun February in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area right here.

Super Half Marathon and 5K Family Fun Run, Feb 1, 2016 – Double knot your shoes and gather everyone in the family! The races begin in the morning and will finish in plenty of time to catch the Super Bowl. The kids will get a nerf football and the first 600 half marathon finishers will get a handy medal that doubles as a bottle opener.

Garden of the Gods Big Horn Sheep Day, Feb 13, 2016, 10am-3pm – Bring the whole family to the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center for the 10th Annual celebration of Big Horn Sheep. All day, visitors can learn about the animals, enjoy guided nature walks, participate in activities, and see the sheep in action.

Cripple Creek Ice Festival, Feb 13-15 & 20-21, 2016 – The ice festival is going on its 9th year and will be fun for the entire family. Ice sculptors will make amazing creations for you to see and there will even be amazing ice creations you can climb on and slide down. Themes are different every year, but the fun is always the same.

Wine Festival in Colorado Springs, March 10-12, 2016 – Enjoy tasting wines from all over the world in a beautiful venue – the Colorado Springs Conservatory.

From everyone at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, we hope you have a great time at these great winter events in Colorado Springs.


Romantic Getaway Package in Colorado Springs

The perfect romantic hotel and the perfect romantic getaway package in Colorado Springs. 

Romantic Getaway Package in Colorado Springs

It's almost that time of year again for flowers, candies, and a romantic night out. That's right; Valentine's Day is almost here. If you're still not sure what to do for that special someone, we invite you to take advantage of a getaway package in Colorado Springs. Nothing says "I love you" quite like couples getaway ideas for Valentine's Day at Cheyenne Mountain Resort!

When it comes to Valentine's Day events in Colorado, we have everything covered. We're passionate about providing memorable experiences for our guests. Guests can choose from three different packages, each designed to rekindle the spark in your relationship.

A Romantic Affair – This package is certainly the most customizable deal we offer. The package includes deluxe accommodations for one night, late check out (2pm), and three ways to enhance your experience together. Guests have the option to turn up the heat with the following add-ons: Boudoir Portrait Session, Mountain View Dinner for Two, or Romantic Turndown.

Rendez-Vous for Two – Focus on you and spend time reconnecting. This package offers much needed quiet time with deluxe accommodations and an intimate 3-course meal overlooking the mountains. Also included is the following: champagne and petite fours in your room and a breakfast for two in our very own Mountain View Restaurant.

Romance Package – This package will help you escape your busy lives and reconnect as you enjoy a luxurious room, fantastic meals, and much needed time to relax in a hot tub. The Romance Package also includes champagne and petite fours when you arrive and a buffet breakfast for two.

Relaxation and Romance in Colorado

February will be here before you know it! This Valentine's Day, make Cheyenne Mountain Resort your getaway destination and we'll set the mood.


Delectable Holiday Dining In Colorado Springs This New Year’s Eve & New Year's Day

New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day dining in Colorado Springs for a delicious start to 2016. 

holiday dining in Colorado Springs

The New Year holiday is a special time to reflect on the year that was, and build hope and expectation for the year to come. It’s a time for family, friends and great food. Join us to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day in Colorado Springs and delight in welcoming in a new year with delicious dishes, fine company and impeccable service at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

New Year’s Eve Buffet 
Thursday, December 31, 6pm - 10pm
Adults $75 - Children Ages 5 to 11, $32.50 (4 and under are complimentary)

The irresistible menu includes classic favorites such as lobster bisque, smoked salmon, Rocky Mountain Trout and a display of international and local cheese. Sink your teeth into the likes of meaty dishes that include boneless leg of lamb and roasted veal loin and complete the experience with traditional holiday tortes, pastries and cakes.

New Year's Day Brunch
Friday, January 1, 9am-2pm
Adults $45 - Children Ages 5 to 11, $22.50 (4 and under are complimentary)

Brunch will include tasteful displays of Antipasto, salads, fruits, baked goods as well as entrees of brown sugar brined pork loin, bronzed salmon, and roasted breast of Chicken A la King. Traditional brunch selections like Eggs Benedict, crisp peppered bacon, chicken apple sausage, egg nog french toast and more. Kids can enjoy their own tasty specialties too!

Spend this New Year’s weekend in a deluxe room, complete with private balcony and all the amenities you could wish for to make your stay comfortable. Soak in the rustic décor and look out towards the surrounding mountains or see the old year out and start the new refreshed and relaxed with treatments from the Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat.

At Cheyenne Mountain Resort, we can't wait to ring in 2016 with you! 


Our Most Heartfelt Wishes to You for a Happy Thanksgiving from Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Celebrating the Holidays in Colorado Springs.


He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part’ the full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.
J.A. Shedd

Thanksgiving Colorado Springs

The holiday season is officially here and we hope you will be joining us for our Thanksgiving Day Brunch this week. If you’ve already planned to be elsewhere, be sure to consider our upcoming special holiday events.

Santa Sunday Brunches – November 29 to December 20
Holiday Dinner Buffet – Fridays and Saturdays in December
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet – December 24
Christmas Day Brunch – December 25
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet – December 31
New Year’s Day Brunch – January 1

We also invite you to join us for the holiday season and stay overnight with our Unwrap the Magic Package (available on Fridays and Saturday nights) which includes deluxe accommodations with private balcony or patio, access to resort amenities and holiday activities, S’Mores Kit welcome amenity and Elf Turndown.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort features some fun to explore this holiday season with our Build Your Own Carmel Apple Bar and our Gourmet Hot Cocoa Bar on select dates through December.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.


Experience the Spirit of the Holidays in Colorado Springs

Our Colorado Springs hotel savings are a great way to enjoy a fun and affordable holiday getaway with your family.

Holidays in Colorado Springs

Nestled among the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, Cheyenne Mountain Resort is the perfect place to spend some time this holiday season, thanks to our Unwrap the Magic hotel package. Only available on Friday and Saturday nights in December, you won't want to miss out on this special stay that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Your stay will be spent in a deluxe room with a private balcony. The room features all the amenities you could need, comfortable furnishings, and a charming and rustic decor that complements the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Upon arrival, you'll receive a S'Mores Kit that you can later enjoy as a warm treat on a cold evening.

Be sure to take part in our festive holiday activities too! On Friday and Saturday, visit our caramel apple bar, where you can adorn your own apple with candy and chocolate. Next, head to our gourmet hot cocoa bar to make yourself one of the most decadent cups of hot chocolate you’ve ever had.

Before bedtime, you’ll be visited by one of Santa's helpers who'll bring you milk and cookies as part of our Elf Turndown service. The elf will also bring a special holiday gift for your children. On Sundays, you and your little ones can enjoy brunch with Santa.

When you book your room at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, you will be staying in a convenient location that allows you to enjoy the many Colorado Springs Christmas events. Visit our website today for more information about holidays in Colorado Springs.


Colorado Springs Holiday Events

Celebrate the season with Colorado Springs holiday events in the serene beauty of the Rockies.
Colorado Springs Holiday Events

The holidays are a special time of year when family and friends come together in the spirit of giving and togetherness. Something magical happens when people start thinking about riding through snow in horse-drawn sleighs or listening to live carols playing while sipping hot cocoa. Whether you're a local or visiting from out of town, there is something for you to enjoy in Colorado Springs during this festive season.


Kicking off the season is the annual Turkey Toss at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Come witness a wolf, coyote and fox feeding on Thanksgiving morning followed by refreshments.

Those looking for more traditional holiday offerings will be delighted with the opening of The Nutcracker on November 27, running through November 29. This annual production by the Oklahoma City Ballet and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic features the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale and student dancers from the Pike's Peak region. The Philharmonic's Christmas Symphony is sure to get you into the spirit with some of your Christmas favorites, including parts of Handel's Messiah and Schubert's Ave Maria. More classic holiday entertainment comes courtesy of the USAF Academy Band and the various performances of Holly and Ivy, which are all free and open to the public.

The perfect prelude to a Colorado Springs Christmas is a Holiday Evening at Rock Ledge Ranch. This event with wagon rides, classic carols and lantern tours is sure to be a hit for young and old visitors alike.

Don't forget Cheyenne Mountain Resort for your lodging needs this holiday season whether you're coming into town or you want to treat your friends and family.


Don't Miss Out on These Colorado Springs Spa Packages

There is nothing quite as relaxing as a Colorado Springs spa getaway at the Alluvia Spa.

Leave your worries behind with a relaxing mountain getaway to the tranquil Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado. The new Alluvia Spa will help rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Our special treatment packages make it the perfect destination for a romantic rendezvous, a mother-daughter day out or a girls' trip. If you just want to get away from it all and relax by yourself, we can help you with that too.

Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat is surrounded by natural beauty both indoors and out to provide a calming environment. We use the rich mineral deposits of the local Rocky Mountains to provide all-natural treatments. You have your choice of either indoor or outdoor treatment areas. Relax on our private patio while taking in the majestic view of the Cheyenne Mountain and cozying up to the crackling fire. You can rid your body of toxins in our steam room or take a soothing soak in the whirlpool.


Colorado Springs Spa Packages


Our spa lets you take your pick from a wide assortment of treatments, including mineral-rich body soaks, facials, massages, manicures and waxing services. We even have a special spa menu specifically designed for teens 13 to 17 years old, making it the perfect location for your daughter and her friends to be pampered. Make sure you take advantage of our special spa packages available right now including our seasonal Carmel Apple-Pear Delight or the popular Escape for Two to enjoy with your special someone.

Whether you come to Alluvia Spa at Cheyenne Mountain Resort to take advantage of one of the specials or for our regular services, you can expect an environment that's ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation. Browse our website to select one of our Colorado Springs Spa Packages for a total escape from the every day.