The Manitou Springs Arts Council and Manitou Springs Creative District are now the CReative AlliaNcE Manitou Springs or CRANE, for short.
Hidden between Garden of the Gods and America’s most famous mountain, Pikes Peak, lies the magical town of Manitou Springs.
“Manitou” is a Native American word for “spirit” and describes this beautiful mountain community. Eleven naturally carbonated mineral spring fountains, located throughout this Historic town, run free for all who wish to enjoy the healing benefits. The Ute, Cheyenne and other Native Americans considered this area sacred for the healing springs and clean mountain air.
Manitou Springs is a vibrant artisan community, home to world class art, music, theater and sidewalk sculpture displays. The Historic District is lined with unique art galleries, one of a kind gift shops and trading posts with handcrafted Native American treasures. Manitou Springs is home to dozens of artists and art galleries. The Manitou Springs Arts Council is a driving force for the arts in our historic town!
Manitou Springs is also home to internationally famous historic restaurants, as well as many favorite neighborhood dining establishments, Manitou Springs has a wide selection of quality accommodations: lodging can be found in a historic hotel, many unique bed & breakfasts, classic and cozy hotels & motels, quality motor inns, top quality chains, secluded cabins & cottages and RV parks & campgrounds.
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