The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway will be back and better than ever in May 2021. The iconic Pikes Peak Cog Railway, one of only two cog railways in the United States, and its view from the summit is where “America the Beautiful” was penned. Experience this with your family when it reopens.
Tickets are available now for spring and summer. The cost for the scenic, nine-mile journey to the 14,115-foot National Historic Landmark of Pikes Peak is $58 for adults and $48 for children 12 and under for advance e-ticket purchases or $59.50 at the depot window. The three-hour round-trip showcases sightseeing, Colorado views and the new Manitou Depot and Pikes Peak Visitor Center, as well as so much more.
New hiking, biking and trail experiences are available for more active family travelers. Hike to the top on the 13-mile Barr Trail, or bike down for a 19.5-mile downhill adventure. Many options exist and travelers can find what works best for their family.
Built in 1891 and owned and operated by The Broadmoor since 1925, the railway is the highest railroad in America, the highest cog railway in the world, one of Colorado’s top attractions and one of the nation’s most unique experiences. Since October 2017, he underwent a $100 million renovation of its tracks, cogs, railcars and depot. The Broadmoor has an offer that includes accommodations, train tickets for each person, a commemorative gift and suites available at 25 percent off published rates.
Father’s Day is right around the corner and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is ready to help you spoil and celebrate the great men in your life. Destin-Fort Walton Beach is home to 24 miles of sugar-white-sand beaches and emerald waters with plenty of dad-favorite experiences and activities for the perfect Father’s Day celebration. With nearshore and offshore fishing to unique water adventures and delicious dining options, there are endless ways to celebrate dad.
With vaccinations now available to young teens, we wanted to celebrate our newfound freedom to travel with our teenager, Mary. As we considered where to go, June’s unusually warm weather immediately made Mary think of Maine’s beaches, uncrowded before the summer tourist season.
Velas Resorts in Mexico offers summer savings, perfect for a family getaway. Guests can take advantage of suite upgrades, 50 percent discounted stays for kids and teens, half-off round-trip airport transfers, complimentary hydrotherapy and up to a $300 resort credit for couples or family experiences. Early check-in and late check-out are available at select properties.
After the past year, no one really needs an excuse to get away and go on a well-deserved vacation. Whether you are looking for a weekend family getaway or a week-long trip, Virginia Beach is the place for you. With brand-new amenities, offers, activities and more, you can’t go wrong.
Families can enjoy the nostalgia of summer camp without tents, bugs or rain during Great Wolf Lodge’s Summer CampIn celebration, offering several exclusive, limited-time offerings alongside the resort’s indoor waterpark with slides, rafts and water play areas for all ages.