Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, Colorado Springs

4.7
#1 of 972 in Outdoors in Colorado
On the front range of the Rocky Mountains, Pike's Peak - America's Mountain stands as one of Colorado's 53 '14ers'--mountains rising more than 14,000 ft (4,300 m). Visitor centers are located at 9.7 km (6 mi), 19.3 km (12 mi), and the peak's summit. These offer information, gift shops, and restaurants. To get to the summit, travel by car or train. The attraction's highway is notable for its dangerous twists and turns, as well as its unpaved, winding ascent on the last push up to the peak--but experienced drivers will enjoy the challenge. Or consider a ride on the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway, which takes you to the summit on a historical set of tracks. Using our online itinerary creator, Colorado Springs attractions like Pike's Peak - America's Mountain can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were lucky it was a sunny day in the mid-Nov, which should be the snowing time. There weren’t many cars so we drove our Nissan Altima 2015 slowly up to the summit. The view was great all the way to...  more »
  • The trip will take you about 50 minutes each way and to be honest there are a few white knuckle moments near the top of summit. I would have rated the experience 5 stars if not for the construction at...  more »
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  • Cant wait to see what the new visitors center will look like.
  • Made to the top on my first trip. This my first 14k mountain. Minor breathing problems for my 58yo body
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