Expert's Pick


You can stay in town, of course, showing off places such as North Cheyenne CaƱon, Palmer Park, Red Rock Canyon Open Space or Garden of the Gods. But if your visitors are up for a more physically-demanding adventure, drive less than an hour to the other side of Pikes Peak. Blow them away on what I call the region's quintessential trail, beginning outside Divide. It tops out at a rocky playground nearly 11,000 feet high, where awaits an epic panorama of some of the state's most famous snow-capped peaks. Check out our trip log at: