|Day 1||Sunday, 12/9/2018 - Fly to Denver / Coach to Colorado Springs |
Upon arrival, board your private motorcoach and drive to scenic Colorado Springs, nestled at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains with glacier-carved Pikes Peak as a backdrop. Arrive at your 5-Star hotel, the famed Broadmoor Resort. Opened in 1918, the hotel’s first celebrity guest was none other than John D. Rockefeller. In the nearly 100 years since, guests have enjoyed the resort’s unmatched selection of accommodations, activities, and experiences inviting guests to immerse themselves in the beauty and traditions of the American West. In celebration of the holiday season, The Broadmoor decorates with over 250,000 lights that set the sky and Cheyenne Lake ablaze. You’ll feel the spirit of the season as you marvel at this visual spectacle of The Broadmoor’s perfectly manicured grounds coming to life. Gather this evening for your Get Acquainted Dinner at a local restaurant.
|Day 2||Monday, 12/10/2018 - Penrose House / Glen Eyrie Castle / Broadmoor Resort Touring |
After breakfast, take a tour of the Penrose House, listed on the registry for historic places and whose notable visitors include: Prince Henry of Wales, President George H.W. Bush, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Then, motor to nearby Glen Eyrie Castle and hear about its storied past of rival railroad and oil tycoons. Enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant before returning to our hotel for a special guided tour of this historic hotel, plus visits to the Carriage House & Christmas House.
|Day 3||Tuesday, 12/11/2018 - US Air Force Academy / Olympic Center / Peterson Museum |
This morning we tour the impressive United States Air Force Academy, both a military installation and a major University. Visit the Visitor’s Center to see a replica of a cadet dorm room plus tour the unique Chapel. Continue now to the US Olympic Training Center to tour this world class athletic facility. Then visit the Peterson Air Force Museum for a tour of its Cold War & NORAD exhibits. Return to our hotel and relax prior to tonight’s Farewell Dinner at the Briarhurst Manor Estate historic mansion in Manitou Springs.
|Day 4||Wednesday, 12/12/2018 - Garden of the Gods / Denver / Return Home |
Enjoy a morning walk through the spectacular Garden of the Gods, filled with massive, awe-inspiring, eroded pinnacles of red sandstone rock. Then, you depart back to Denver for your return flight home.
|Experience a truly one-of-a-kind resort where personalized luxury offers an escape from the ordinary and modern details blend seamlessly with the timeless elegance of this historic hotel. Since first opening in 1918, The Broadmoor has offered guests a unique way to experience the beauty of the American West.|