Hidden between Garden of the Gods and America's most famous mountain, Pikes Peak, lays the magical town of Manitou Springs. "Manitou", a Native American word for "spirit", describes this beautiful mountain community. Eleven naturally carbonated mineral spring fountains, located throughout this Historic town, run free for all who wish to enjoy the healing benefits. The Ute, Cheyenne and other Native Americans considered this area sacred for the healing springs and clean mountain air.
Manitou Springs is a vibrant artisan community, home to world class art, music, theater and sidewalk sculpture displays. The Historic District is lined with unique art galleries, one of a kind gift shops and trading posts with handcrafted Native American treasures. Is also home to internationally famous historic restaurants, as well as many favorite neighborhood dining establishments, Manitou Springs has a wide selection of quality accommodations: Lodging can be found in a historic hotel, many unique Victorian bed & breakfasts, classic and cozy unique hotels & motels, quality motor inns, top quality chains, secluded cabins & cottages and RV Parks & campgrounds.
Manitou Springs is home to dozens of artists and art galleries. The Manitou Springs Arts Council is a driving force for the arts in our historic town! The best in comfort and with central access to all the fun things to do in Manitou Springs! Whether your taste is for authentic Colorado Cuisine like wild game, fine continental dining or even gluten-free dining, you will find it right here in Manitou Springs.