Garden of the Gods – Created millions of years ago, this breathtaking landscape features ancient sedimentary beds of deep red, pink & white sandstone, conglomerates & limestone.
Air Force Academy – First stop, the Barry Goldwater Visitor Center. Learn about the academy & the cadet experience. Then Cadet Chapel, an example of modern architecture, completed in 1962 is the most distinguishing feature in the academy.
Pikes Peak Cog Railroad – Travel on the world’s highest cog train, ascending Pikes Peak, climbing to 14,115 feet & experience the magnificent panoramas that inspired the song “America the Beautiful”.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park – One of the highest & most famous suspension bridges in the world it is located 956 feet above the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Route Railway – Climb aboard Colorado’s most scenic train for a journey through the spectacular Royal Gorge. Since 1879 these tracks have followed the winding, tumbling Arkansas River deep within the soaring 1000 foot granite cliffs of Colorado’s Royal Gorge.
Cumbres & Toltec Railroad – America’s most authentic steamoperated railroad, a proud remnant of the spirit that won the West.
Gallup Cultural Center – In the historic Santa Fe Depot, it contains an art gallery spotlighting the best artists in the area. Walk through the Storyteller Museum to learn about the history of the cultures in the area.
Painted Desert/Petrified Forest – More than 13,000 years of human history & culture represented. From prehistoric peoples to the Civilian Conservation Corps, form early explorers to Route 66 motorists, the park has many stories to tell.