For fireworks, free watermelon, and rich history, plant your flag in one of these festive July 4th towns, approved by T+L readers.
Manitou Springs Travel Guide
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Hotels in Manitou Springs
This Rocky Mountain hotel has increased in size and scope since opening in 1873, during the gold rush. Now, 54 rooms include celebrity suites named for past guests like Buffalo Bill, Charles Dickens, and Teddy Roosevelt.
Things to do in Manitou Springs
This park near Colorado Springs allows visitors to go on adventures above or below ground. Guides lead tours into the Cave of the Winds, which is accessible with hand-held lanterns. A 3.1-mile hike descends into Williams Canyon, home of limestone walls and waterfalls.