Downtown Colorado Springs
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
Let the history of Colorado Springs come to life as your guide skillfully paints a picture of the turn of the century and beyond. Revisit the compelling eras of the past... The Colorado Gold Rush, The Industrial Revolution, The Great Depression, Prohibition and SO MUCH MORE!
Grab your walking shoes and let's GET GOOOOOOOO-ING!
TAKE A JOURNEY...
Your adventure starts at the Historic Antlers Hotel, which originally broke ground in 1871. We meet in the Starbucks Coffee shop in the lobby (come a little early and grab a "to go" drink to enjoy on your tour). From there, we wind through the city streets to explore the history, culture, art, military & entertainment aspects of Colorado Springs from the 1800's through today.
FACTS & LEGENDS...
Did you know "America the Beautiful" was inspired by our very own 'purple mountain'? Did Nikola Tesla really have a secret experimental lab on the east side of town? Was Colorado Springs really the tuberculosis capital of the world! Did an mob gang terrorize the streets of Colorado Springs in the early 1900's?
Learn about these amazing facts and so much more as you explore the rich, colorful history of Colorado Springs. Take this 2 hour guided walking tour and discover the hidden secrets of Colorado Springs incredible history. Be sure to ask your guide lots of questions.
THE WRAP UP...
Your tour includes a "snack stop" along the way to enjoy a tasty treat at one of our local "masterpiece sweet shops". The end of your tour leads to one of the oldest buildings in Colorado Springs... Jack Quinn's Irish Pub. There, you will enjoy a plate of Irish Nachos along with a cool drink, all included in your ticket price. Quench your thirst & satisfy your appetite as you take in the amazing surroundings... original tin roof tiles, creaky floor boards from the 1800's and custom woodwork and stained glass accents all around you.
Colorado Springs has an interesting story around every corner.
With me as your guide, you will discover hidden secrets and little known details about the incredible innovators who helped shape Colorado Springs
Art, History, Entertainment, Military, Science, Architecture, Innovation... so much to discover
Join me for an exciting journey to the past
An Amazing City
Colorado Springs has historically been a city of tourists and travelers. From burrows & horses, to trains & trolleys... the very first settlers of the town were excited to boast the amazements of the Pikes Peak region. They welcomed travelers from far and wide to come and see all of the treasures Colorado Springs had to offer.
Welcome Friends! There is much to see and do! It is my pleasure to host you as we stroll through the streets of Colorado Springs and explore the past, present and future of this great city.