11/26/2014

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving from the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs

Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs expresses its gratitude for our guests this Thanksgiving.

All of us at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs would like to wish everyone a bountiful Thanksgiving filled with fun memories with family and friends. We are truly grateful for our amazing guests and dedicated staff members who make our hotel a home away from home. 

If you’re in Colorado Springs to celebrate the holiday, we welcome you to join us for our Thanksgiving Day buffet, complete with all the trimmings. After dining, we invite all of our buffet guests to gather around our lobby fireplace for cocktails and conversation. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is located in the heart of Downtown and a short walk from some of the best holiday shopping our city has to offer. Our warm, cozy accommodations will keep families comfortable while traveling for the holidays. After a filling dinner and a busy day, our Hilton Serenity Beds will provide great comfort and rest. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

11/19/2014

Take a Fun Trip This Holiday Season with Our Colorado Springs AAA Family Package!

AAA members can save and enjoy complimentary amenities at the Antlers Hilton.

This holiday season, visit friends, family, or take time off to get away and explore the fun city of Colorado Springs. From fun shows to great shopping and dining, a trip to our city will add some extra cheer to your holiday plans. Bring the kids and take advantage of our Colorado Springs AAA Family Package! 

Colorado Springs AAA Family PackageAAA Family Fun Package:

  • Breakfast for four
  • Internet access
  • 5% off your stay
  • Book & stay by January 4th, 2015

Join us at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs this holiday season. Kids will love playing in our heated indoor pool, which features beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. Our prime location Downtown places you footsteps away from the best holiday attractions in Colorado Springs, and a short drive away from exciting places to visit in our nearby towns. 

Rooms are filling quickly for the holiday season. Book your stay with our Colorado Springs AAA Package now!

11/11/2014

Sit Down for Thanksgiving Dinner in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hilton!

Our annual Thanksgiving buffet returns with everyone’s favorite dishes.

It’s almost time to gather with family and friends, take time to acknowledge what we’re thankful for, and celebrate the end of the harvest season with a bountiful meal. Leave the cooking to us at the Antlers Hilton, so you can truly enjoy the holiday with ease. Join us for our annual Thanksgiving dinner in Colorado Springs! 

Our famous Thanksgiving buffet will feature carving stations, a raw bar, hot buffet, and salad bar, among other things. No dinner is complete without dessert, though! Indulge in endless desserts, including our popular pastries and pies.  

Thanksgiving Dinner in Colorado Springs
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
November 27th, 2014 | 11 AM - 4 PM
Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs
Adults - $42.95 | Seniors 55+ - $35.95
Children 6-12 - $19.95 | Children 5 & under - free with adult 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is ideally situated Downtown, minutes away from fun attractions and some of the best holiday shopping our city has to offer. After dinner, gather for cocktails and relax in our lobby lounge or enjoy a post dinner nap in one of our Hilton Serenity Beds.

To make reservations for our Thanksgiving dinner in Colorado Springs, please call (719) 955-5600.

11/05/2014

See Our City Sparkle at the Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

Gather downtown for Colorado Springs’ annual holiday parade.

Colorado Springs is filled with holiday spirit and each year, the city kicks off the season in a big way. Lights twinkle Downtown with the Rockies in the background and thousands of people line the city streets for the parade of the year. Grab some hot chocolate and enjoy the Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights
December 6th, 2014
Downtown Colorado Springs 

This year is very special for the Festival of Lights, as 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the parade! To celebrate, the theme of this year’s parade is “Through the Eyes of a Child”. Parade watchers can expect to see Santa in his sleigh, cars covered in Christmas lights, marching bands, and more.

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is only a short walk away from all of the parade action! When the parade is over, unwind in our lobby and get comfortable in a plush leather chair by the fireplace. Many of our guest rooms provide views of Downtown decked out for the holiday season and the Rocky Mountains. 

We hope to see you during the Colorado Springs Festival of Lights! Book your stay for the holidays today.

 

10/29/2014

Enjoy a Taste or Tour of These Breweries in Colorado Springs

These Colorado Springs breweries make some of the best craft beer in the area.

The state of Colorado is known for being the home to some of the country’s best breweries, and Colorado Springs is fortunate to have quite a few of them. If you’ll be visiting our city soon, stop by for a tour and/or pint at these breweries in Colorado Springs!

Breweries in Colorado SpringsBristol Brewing Company
What once was the Ivywild School is now one of the most popular breweries in our area. Take a tour of the facility before heading into the pub to try some of their brews, such as Laughing Lab and Compass IPA.

Phantom Canyon Brewing Company
Approximately 10-13 brews are on tap daily at Phantom Canyon Brewing Company, located in the historic Cheyenne Building. Take advantage of fine dining, billiards, and award-winning beer.

Smiling Toad Brewery
Enjoy great conversation and company at the Smiling Toad Brewery. This location is a favorite haunt among locals and offers tours, tastings, growler fills, and pints. If you’re hungry, you’re welcome to bring your own food. Bella, their lavender lager is one of their most unique and well-rated crafts.

Plan on visiting breweries on your next trip to our area? The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is located in the heart of Downtown, putting you footsteps away from all the fun. Visit our very own Judge Baldwin's Brew Pub and admire our old brewing equipment, while you enjoy burgers and local ales.

Visit these breweries on your next trip to Colorado Springs!

10/15/2014

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Children will have a blast celebrating Thanksgiving at these fun themed events.

At the end of fall, family and friends gather to celebrate one of our country’s most popular holidays. In addition to stuffing your face with turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie, have some fun at these festive events for Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs.

Thanksgiving Puppet Show at RMDRC - November 15th
Head to the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center for a special show with puppeteer Cathy Kelsay. Children will have an opportunity to craft their very own paper sack turkey puppet, and perform alongside Cathy on her portable stage.  

F.A.W.N Turkey Tales at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - November 17th
Introduce your toddler to animals at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with their F.A.W.N (First Adventures with Nature) Program! F.A.W.N’s Thanksgiving event will teach little ones about the holiday’s official bird during Turkey Tales. Children will enjoy storytelling, activities, animal encounters, and more. 

Turkey Toss at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center - November 27th
Learn about the wolf, fox, and coyotes that live at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and enjoy the morning group howl! Enjoy refreshments and fall desserts to tide you over before dinner. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs warmly invites you to join us for Thanksgiving! Enjoy a hearty dinner with family and friends at our annual Thanksgiving buffet in the Summit Ballroom. After you eat, gather around our fireplace and share what you’re thankful for with your loved ones. Our prime location puts you footsteps away from some of the best shopping Black Friday has to offer!

Rooms are filling quickly for the upcoming holiday. Reserve your accommodations for Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs.

10/07/2014

Go on Spooky Adventures this Fall on Colorado Springs Haunted History Tours

Colorado Springs Haunted History Tours

Tour some of the most haunted locations in Colorado and Manitou Springs.

In Colorado Springs and the surrounding area, there are several grounds and buildings that are haunted. Home to Native American tribes, filled with mines, and the place people with Tuberculosis flocked to in search of a cure in the 1800s, the history of these places has led to spooky happenings and ghost sightings. Now you can learn about and see it all on Colorado Springs haunted history tours with Manitou Legends! 

Haunted History Walking Tour
Learn about the infamous Emma Crawford and other notable residents of Manitou Springs during the cool, October weekend nights. Meet at the town clock and hear spooky tales as you walk through town. Tours last approximately 75 - 90 minutes long and are for adults only. Be sure to bring a flashlight! 

Victor Colorado Haunted Cemetery Ghost Hunt
Step outside of Colorado Springs for an experience that will send chills down your spine! Take a walk through the haunted town and hear accounts of paranormal experience. Then suit up with state-of-the-art paranormal investigation equipment and see what you will find in the Victor Cemetery. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is rich with history. This fall, join us for a stay and learn about our past and former high-profile guests. Grab a cocktail from our lobby bar, occupy our plush leather chairs, and recount all the spooky things you’ve seen by a fire. 

Add a stay and Colorado Springs haunted history tours with Manitou Legends to your fall travel agenda!

09/30/2014

Go Pumpkin Picking in Central Colorado This Fall

These pumpkin patches near Colorado Springs are you-pick & offer a variety of fall activities.

Fall is finally here! As the weather cools and the crops are harvested, plenty of fun seasonal activities are making their way back. One of the best activities is searching the fields to find the perfect pumpkin to carve, paint, or turn into a pie. These patches near Colorado Springs are great places to go pumpkin picking in Central Colorado!

Colorado Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkins from the best patches in Colorado are transported to the Colorado Pumpkin Patch in Jellystone Park and are scattered in the field for you to pick and take home. There are tons of activities available for adults and kids, such as a jumping pillow, laser tag, and gourd launching. Grab a hay bale and stay a while for live bluegrass performances and take home some pumpkin butter and jellies. Open daily from now until October 31st. 

Pumpkin Picking in Central ColoradoFerrara’s Happy Apple Farm
Pumpkins, along with apples and berries are available for picking at the Happy Apple Farm. Take a hayride and enjoy some of their freshly-pressed apple cider! The farm also has the Country Store, which offers homemade goodies, such as pies, marinades, and jams. Visit any day from Wednesday to Sunday.  

Wishing Star Farm
Pick pumpkins right out of the field they grow in during the Fall Festival! From now until October 31st, the farm is opening their patch up to the public for plenty of family fun and picking. Paint pumpkins and dive through the corn bins on your trip. Children will love the pony, train, and hay wagon rides, and playing in the hay. Meet the animals at the petting zoo and play horse shoes on the farm.  

Enjoy beautiful views of the Pikes Peak and fall foliage at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs! With the mountains as our back drop, our location is perfect for a fall family getaway. After a day in the patch, everyone will enjoy taking a dip in our indoor pool.

Add pumpkin picking in Colorado Springs to your autumn agenda!

09/23/2014

Have a Spooky Halloween in Colorado Springs!

Halloween in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs and the surrounding area offers a wide variety of Halloween events for people of all ages.

Colorado Springs and its neighboring towns have some interesting Halloween traditions. According to legends, some of our local mountains and mines are said to be haunted. If you’re looking for some frightening thrills this October, be sure to celebrate Halloween in Colorado Springs! There’s also, plenty of family-friendly events as well. The following 2014 events are ones you’ll definitely want to check out. 

Haunted Mines at the Western Museum of Mining - Now through November 1st
Looking for a spooky experience that’s physical and frightening? Climb, crawl, and walk through the Haunted Mines at the Western Museum of Mining! The interactive haunted house experience includes indoor and outdoor portions and scenery based on the history of the American West. Dress appropriately! Attendees must be 13 years of age or older. 

Boo at the Zoo at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - October 17th - 19th, 24th - 26th, & 31st
Put on your costume and trick-or-treat around Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! Each year, the zoo hands out candy made with sustainable palm oil, which helps protect orangutans out in the wild. 

Emma Crawford Coffin Race & Parade - October 25th
Emma Crawford died in Manitou Springs after traveling to the town seeking a cure for her Tuberculosis. She wished to make the top of Red Mountain her final resting place, and that was where her coffin was left. Years later, her coffin slid down the mountain, and now she is remembered by the town with a celebration each year. Coffins are decorated and displayed in the Emma Crawford Coffin Parade and raced down Main Street. 

The treats don’t end at these great Halloween events. Head to the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs for a relaxing fall getaway. Head to Judge Baldwin’s Brew Pub and treat yourself to gourmet burgers, entrees, and the sweetest desserts.

We’d love to see you during Halloween in Colorado Springs!

09/16/2014

Live Life on the Rocks and go Climbing in Colorado Springs!

Take an indoor or outdoor rock climbing class or trip with CityROCK in Colorado Springs.

On your next trip to Colorado Springs, try something new and go on an active adventure! With our mountainous landscape, climbing in Colorado Springs allows you to see the area in a whole new way and is a great way to test your agility. Whether you’re young or old, a newbie or advanced, CityROCK offers a fun climbing gym along with rock and ice climbing classes and expeditions in our area.

Climbing in Colorado SpringsOutdoor Rock Climbing Classes & Trips
Learn the ropes with AMGA and PCIA certified guides! CityROCK offers a variety of courses to help you learn technique and get familiar with the equipment. When you’re ready, join their team on a guided rock trip to the Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canon, or Cheyenne Cañon. 

Ice Climbing Trips
Do you like the cold? Take a polar ascension in Cheyenne Cañon! Guides will share their climbing knowledge as you travel vertically up the ice. You can also customize your trip by adding instruction on mountaineering, mixed climbing, and other topics to your day of climbing. 

Indoor Gym Classes & Programs
If you’re not an outdoors person or you’re looking for some great family fun, CityROCK offers a unique rock climbing location with 43’ walls, which are the largest in the state. Formerly the Ute Theatre, the gym decided to pay homage to its historic past by painting the walls with classic movie themes, which include Jaws and the Wizard of Oz. Adults can take a variety of classes and their are children’s programs available to introduce youth to climbing with fun games and exercises. 

The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is just footsteps away from the CityROCK gym. Prepare for your climbing trip with a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center overlooking the Rockies. Before your excursion, treat yourself to a freshly brewed Starbucks coffee at our Mocha Bean cafe. When you return, take a relaxing shower and get comfortable in our Hilton Serenity Beds.

Make sure you add climbing in Colorado Springs to your travel agenda!

 

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