77 posts categorized "Recreation"

10/01/2013

Boo! Check out these Ghoulish Halloween Events in Colorado Springs!

Cheyenne Mountain ResortIt’s un-boo-lievable how many exciting Halloween events are happening in Colorado Springs this year. Grab your favorite ghoul or goblin and kick off the trick-or-treating season with a walking ghost tour in Manitou Springs by Blue Moon Haunted Tours.

Blue Moon Haunted History Tours offer several different tours throughout Manitou Springs, Old Colorado Springs and beyond, you can take part in a Haunted History Walking Tour, Haunted Hearse Tour or Haunted Cemetery Ghost Hunt. Visit their official website here for more info or to reserve your spot.

Want more ghoulish things to do? Here is a list of area attractions hosting Halloween events in Colorado Springs:

Haunted Mines - Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Boo at the Zoo - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Howl-O-Ween Day of the Dead Celebration - Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center
Trick or Treat Train - Royal Gorge Railroad

Another exciting Halloween event is the Space and Science Fiction Halloween Ball at the Space Foundation World Headquarters on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM. This fundraising event is for ages 21 and over and features a DJ, food and drink, prizes for best costumes, sci-fi films, a silent auction and more. Cheyenne Mountain Resort is proud to a silent auction donor for the event! Click here for more info on the Space and Science Fiction Halloween Ball.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort hopes you enjoy these Halloween events in Colorado Springs and that you’ll book a not-so-spooky stay with us to take advantage of all of the excitement.

Visit our website to reserve your room online or call 800-588-0250.

09/24/2013

Where’s Waldo? At The 2nd Annual Waldo Waldo 5K Walk Run in Colorado Springs!

Looking for Waldo? Well, there will be plenty of them at The Waldo Waldo 5K Walk & Run on October 27, 2013. So don your red and white stripped shirt, spectacles and beanie and join the action which benefits a great cause!

The Waldo Waldo 5K Walk & RunThe 2nd Annual Waldo Waldo 5K
October 27, 2013
America The Beautiful Park
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Celebrating its second year, this Colorado Springs 5K sponsored by elope, Inc. & UpaDowna benefits the Waldo Canyon Fire Relief Efforts.

In 2013, the Waldo Waldo 5K is also attempting to break a world record by having the largest gathering of people dressed like Waldo.

Held at America The Beautiful Park festivities begin at 9:00 AM with music, vendors and prizes! The World Record Count for the most “Waldos” in one place takes place at 10:30 AM followed by a group photo. The first wave of the Run/Walk begins at 11:00 AM.

Click here to visit The Waldo Waldo 5K official website for more information or to register.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort wishes all Waldo Waldo 5K participants the best of luck at this fantastic event. We hope walkers and runners of all ages have a fun-filled day!

Image Credit: The Waldo Waldo 5K

09/03/2013

Pikes Peak Center Events Bring Exciting Performances to Colorado Springs This Fall

We’ve mentioned plenty of fantastic Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak area attractions, but what if you want to see a great performance or show while visiting the area? Enter the Pikes Peak Center!

September and October events at Pikes Peak Center feature concerts, broadway shops and philharmonic performances.

Pikes Peak CenterPikes Peak Center Events

September
6 - Colorado Native Live at Studio Bee
7 - Chicago
8 - Chicago
21 - Beethoven 5
22 - Beethoven 5
25 - Diana Krall
28 - The Music of ABBA

October
4 - Colorado Native Live at Studio Bee
5 - Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
12 - Reinvented Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass
15 - America’s Got Talent Live
16 - Bonnie Raitt with Marc Cohn
19 - Romeo & Juliet
20 - Romeo & Juliet
23 - Celtic Thunder Mythology
25 - Straight No Chaser

PIkes Peak CenterVisit the Pikes Peak Center’s official website here to order tickets or learn more about this Colorado Springs performing arts center built by county citizens more than 30 years ago.

Attending one of these Pikes Peak Center events and looking for a place to stay the night? Cheyenne Mountain Resort would love to welcome you to our relaxing Colorado Springs resort this fall. Visit our website for more on our accommodations or to book your stay now!

Image Credit: Pikes Peak Center

08/27/2013

Hit the Links at Our Colorado Springs Golf Resort

Looking for a Colorado Springs golf resort? Did you know that Cheyenne Mountain Resort is home to a beautiful 18-hole Pete Dye championship golf course where $3.8 million of renovations were just completed?

Our immaculately groomed course boasts recent renovations and updates set to challenge players of all levels. Play on tour-quality greens set alongside our lake, with the mountains as a backdrop. Highlights of our recent golf course renovations include:

Cheyenne Mountain Resort Golf- Rebuilt bunkers
- Elevated tee boxes
- 47 yards of extended course length
- New state-of-the-art irrigation system
- 15 acres of irrigation turf
- 125 low water use trees
- Upgraded teaching and chipping areas
- Target greens for short game practice

Even if you don’t have time for nine or 18 holes, resort guests can purchase an All Day Driving Range Pass for just $10 and practice their swing.

If you would rather enjoy a Colorado Springs golf resort getaway, book our Unlimited Golf Package. Soak up some of our famous Colorado sunshine while you hit the links of our 18-hole Pete Dye championship course for a day of unlimited golf!

- Deluxe accommodations
- Unlimited play with cart included
- Free range balls

Click here to book our Unlimited Golf Package.

Visit our website for more on our golf course in Colorado Springs, including age of play and dress code. Take a break between holes to grab a bite at Pineview Grille and enjoy great views of the course.

08/20/2013

Colorado Springs is Alive with Plenty of Things To Do & See at Pikes Pikes Area Attractions!

Colorado Springs is home to natural wonders, beautiful views and plenty of attractions perfect for families, couples and groups. This week, we thought we would take a look at some of the breathtaking and awe-inspiring outdoor area attractions that call Colorado Springs home.

Cheyenne Mountain ResortThings to do in Colorado Springs


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

See the animals up close and visit Will Rogers Shrine.

Garden of the Gods
This free admission park features a Visitor & Nature Center.

Pikes Peak
Hike America’s Mountain or take the Pikes Peak Cog Railway.

Seven Falls
Watch the falls tumble 181 feet down the granite face.

We’ve got plenty of information on these and many other exciting things to do in Colorado Springs. Visit our website to begin planning your trip to see these Pikes Peak attractions.

Located near many of the must-see Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak area attractions above, Cheyenne Mountain Resort makes it easy to explore the city while also providing plenty of relaxing and recreational amenities perfect for when you just want some down time. Our hotel website can tell you more about our accommodations, policies (Did you know that we are a pet-friendly resort?) as well as our current special offers.

08/06/2013

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Colorado Springs with Our Resort Events!

Cheyenne Mountain ResortWith plenty of amazing events like the Colorado Balloon Classic, Labor Day weekend is a great time to visit Colorado Springs. Cheyenne Mountain Resort is celebrating the holiday with plenty of resort events and activities throughout Labor Day weekend.

Friday, August 30, 2013
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Seafood Buffet at Mountain View Restaurant

Saturday, August 31, 2013
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Kidz Zoo Breakfast at Mountain View Restaurant
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Prime Rib Buffet at Mountain View Restaurant
After Dusk - Dive-In Movie “Rango” at Main Lodge Resort Pool

Sunday, September 1, 2013
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Sunday Brunch at Mountain View Restaurant
After Dusk - Dive-In Movie “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” at Main Lodge Resort Pool

Monday, September 2, 2013
After Dusk - Dive-In Movie “Cars 2” at Main Lodge Resort Pool

Cheyenne Mountain ResortDon’t forget our Summer Daily Happenings:

Driving Range All-Day Pass
Fab Four Happy Hour at Will Rogers Lounge
S’more Roasting on The Sundance Terrace

Learn more about our Labor Day Weekend resort events in Colorado Springs here.

We hope you’ll join us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort for the holiday weekend. Enjoy one last summer getaway to our picturesque lodge-style oasis filled with plenty of activities for guests of all ages. Check out our package for a great summer deal before it is too late. Make your reservation online or call 800-588-0250.

07/30/2013

Get Carried Away this Labor Day Weekend at the Colorado Balloon Classic in Colorado Springs

“Come Get Carried Away” is the theme of the 37th Annual Colorado Balloon Classic and it is easy to see why. This annual family-friendly event in Colorado Springs is Colorado’s largest air show as well as the longest continuously run hot air balloon festival in the state.

Cheyenne Mountain ResortCome out to Memorial Park in Colorado Springs over Labor Day weekend to see what all of the excitement is about.

Colorado Balloon Classic
August 31 - September 2, 2013
Memorial Park, Colorado Springs

Offering free admission to spectators, the 2013 Colorado Balloon Classic in Colorado Springs features the largest collection of hot air balloons in the Rocky Mountain Region as well as photo contests, concessions, concerts and plenty more.

For more on this wonderful Colorado Springs tradition, visit the event’s official website.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort hopes you enjoy the 2013 Colorado Balloon Classic right here in Colorado Springs! Make your Labor Day weekend reservations today so you don’t miss out on this great kid-friendly event as well as a number of fun-filled events at our resort!

Visit our website for more on our rustic yet modern accommodations overlooking the Front Range. Book your visit online or call 800-588-0250. We look forward to welcoming you.

07/23/2013

Enjoy Brews & Bites at Our Daily “Fab Four” Happy Hour in Colorado Springs!

Relax after a long day and enjoy our fantastic daily specials at our “Fab Four” Happy Hour at Will Rogers Lounge 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM!

Cheyenne Mountain Resort“Fab Four” Happy Hour
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Daily
Will Rogers Lounge
Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Our “Fab Four” daily happy hour in Colorado Springs features house wines, wells, brews and bites all for $4.00 each from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Will Rogers Lounge.

Brews at Will Rogers Lounge feature imports and microbrews, while our selection of house wines include red and white glasses that are the perfect compliment to our bites!

Happy Hour Bites:

Flash-Fried Calamari
Will Rogers LoungeLightly Breaded Strips of Calamari Steak with Garlic Saffron Aioli & Ginger Lime Drizzle
 
Pterodactyl Wings
Choice of Buffalo, Agave BBQ or Caribbean Jerk Sauces, Bleu Cheese & Jicama Sticks
 
Cheese Quesadilla
Queso Fresco, Roasted Red Peppers, Caramelized Onions, Avocado Cream & Crème Fraîche, Pico de Gallo
 
Buffalo Green Chile Sliders
Smoked Cheddar & Caramelized Onions, Chipotle Ketchup

Click here for more on our daily happy hour in Colorado Springs. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the latest resort promotions and events. Reserve a stay online or call.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort hopes to welcome you to our “Fab Four” Happy Hour!

07/09/2013

Celebrate Summer with a Colorado Springs Family Vacation at Cheyenne Mountain Resort!

Cheyenne Mountain ResortCreate long-lasting family memories by taking a summer vacation in Colorado Springs at Cheyenne Mountain Resort!

Our summer promotion offers a great deal on a week long Colorado Springs family vacation filled with plenty of exciting things to do at our resort.

Spend a week-long getaway at Cheyenne Mountain Resort between now and August 27, 2013 for $189* a night. This rate features deluxe accommodations complete with a balcony or patio and doesn’t end there, it also includes:

- Resort Amenities, Activities & Summer Events Calendar
- 2 “Passport to Summer Kidz” Adventure Packs**

Click here to book your summer vacation in Colorado Springs today!

Cheyenne Mountain ResortDon’t miss out on this opportunity for a memorable Colorado Springs family vacation this summer. Our resort is filled with tons of family-friendly amenities including our aquatics center, 35-acre lake with water sports, golf, tennis and more. Our Passport to Summer program also features fun-filled events and activities while our location makes it easy to explore local Pikes Peak attractions.

Visit our website for more on our AAA Four Diamond accommodations. Book a summer escape online or call 1-800-588-0250.

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*Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Food and beverage purchases are not included in rate. See Calendar of Events for pricing, dates and times activities are available. Discount applies to room rate only. Other fees and taxes are applicable. 

** Complimentary Passport to Summer Kidz available upon request. Guests receive two per room, additional packs are $10 each.

06/18/2013

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s Summer Symphony Offers Free Summer Concerts in Colorado Springs

The Summer Symphony, presented by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, has been a free, family-friendly activity since 1973. The summer 2013 concert schedule kicks off in days and features the following events.

Colorado Springs Together
June 26, 2013, 6:00 PM
Mountain Shadows Park
A concert dedicated to the one-year anniversary of the Waldo Canyon wildfires.

Independence DayCheyenne Mountain Resort
July 4, 2013, 7:30 PM
Memorial Park
Welcome this year’s relaunch of the “Fabulous Fourth” celebration with fireworks, food and fun!

America the Beautiful
July 20, 2013, 7:30 PM
Sky Sox Stadium
A night of works by US composers featured on broadway, in motion picture and more.

Faithfully: The Music of Journey
July 27, 2013, 7:30 PM
Bear Creek Regional Park
A tribute to Journey featuring their greatest hits, light and laser show and much more.

Visit the Colorado Springs Philharmonic website for more on their summer concert series.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort
hopes you enjoy the 2013 free summer concert series by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. Visit our website to plan your summer stay in time to attend an upcoming concert or our onsite Summer Passport events! Reserve your stay online or call 719-538-4000.