Promontory Point Open Space-Three Blocks and World’s Away from Holden House

You too could be here…

Holden House has many special places to relax – the wide Victorian verandahs with porch swings and white rocking chairs, the secret back garden with fountains, gazebo and a small pond, the beautiful appointed living room and parlor with wing back chairs and family antiques. But in addition to our great in-house amenities, we’re just steps from a special very little known neighborhood open space named Promontory Point Open Space. (Above right – Innkeeper Welling Clark welcomes you to our close-by natural park)

If you’re wanting a little walk just to stretch your legs after a day of driving or before enjoying your scrumptious breakfast, we have an idea for you! Promontory Point Open Space is only several blocks from the inn and offers fabulous views from atop the hill. This park in a natural setting with picnic tables, benches to sit a spell and a paved loop trail is the perfect place to spend some private time together and go off the beaten path. Only used by us locals, a short jaunt up the street from Holden House, Promontory Point Open Space offers wildflowers and native grasses and occasional wildlife spotting of deer, racoons, squirrels and many bird species.

And our nearby neighbors include the four-legged kind when you “hoof-it” just a brief walk up 11th Street from the inn, you’ll meet our friendly neighborhood horses, ready for a pat on the nose and eagerly looking for a carrot or apple to curb an equine appetite. (Left – Innkeeper Sallie Clark says hello to one of the Holden House’ nosey neighbors)

Holden House is a special place and we’ve just announced our own Economic Stimulus discount packages, sure to help your pocket book while on your Pikes Peak Country travels. See our website specials for more information. Our special rates are sure to tempt you into staying a few days or more to explore the fabulous Pikes Peak region. Come and see “America the Beautiful” country. You’ll be so pleased with affordable luxury accommodations at the inn, you won’t want to leave.

Pack a picnic lunch and saunter up the road to a secluded picnic table for a snack, lunch or dinner where you’ll savor more than just a meal. The view is sure to please your palate for scenery. (Right – a birdseye view from Promontory Point Open Space)
If you want something more vigorous, hike North Cheyenne Canon Park, Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Garden of the Gods (where you can technical climb, horseback ride, bike or walk), Bear Creek Regional Park and Nature Center or maybe Waldo Canyon. All are just a few of the many free parks in our region. And, if you decide to take the easy route, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and Highway are only a few minutes to the west. Whatever your desire for fun, adventure, night life, day rest, historic sites or shopping and dining, we’re ready to help you plan your trip.

Call 888-565-3980, Email: mail@HoldenHouse.com or visit our website for the latest in specials and discounts. The beauty of our summer season is upon us and we’re standing by to take your call and make a personalized reservation to meet your needs. Join us on FACEBOOK and become a fan!

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