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Activities and Attractions

Each September, Smithsonian partners with national museums to offer free entry day. This is a frugal and fun way to experience a long-time favorite, or something entirely new. Download a ticket to get in to these 6 Pikes Peak region attractions Saturday, August 24th.

Here are seven obscure Olympic medal facts courtesy of the Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. The museum is currently exhibiting “Olympic Games—History & Numismatics," honoring the history, ideals and pageantry of the world’s finest athletic event.

There's nothing like finding fresh, farm produce. From hand-crafting your own goat cheese, to understanding a meat curing process, the Pikes Peak region offers this agricultural experiences.

Create Goat Cheese

Sit back, relax and enjoy tailored treatments at one of these regional Colorado Springs spas. From Five-Star status, to the natural healing powers of mineral springs, there are plenty of ways to rejuvenate in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. 

Sasquatch, Bigfoot and Yeti. It goes by many names and has been said to call Pike National Forest home. Passersby, visitors, park rangers and investigators alike have told their tall tales of seeing the elusive, hairy creature wandering the woods along the twists and turns of the Pikes Peak Highway. Sightings first reported in the area date back to the 1800s.

Colorado has always been the cream of the crop when it comes to barley and hops. Local lovers of spirits and liqueurs are breaking the mold with small-batch, hand-created spirits at new distilleries around the region. Whether a pre-dinner warmup, or pre-game night on the town, these tasting rooms are sure to delight.

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