Only 15 minutes from Colorado Springs and hidden between Garden of the Gods and America's most famous mountain, Pikes Peak, lies the magical town of Manitou Springs.
a Native American word for
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 Springsis a vibrant artisan community, home to world classart, music, theatre and sidewalk sculpture displays. The Historic District is lined with unique art galleries, one of a kind gift shops, boutiques, and trading posts with handcrafted Native American treasures.