This famous Italian Renaissance–style resort hotel has been a Colorado Springs landmark since Spencer Penrose built it in 1918. Pick up a walking tour brochure from the front desk, and make a point of stopping at the free El Pomar Heritage Museum, featuring Penrose’s carriage collection (including five with motors). Then stroll around the lake, have a drink at one of the watering holes, and look at the “Walk of Fame” near the new Play bowling alley, a hallway of photographs of celebrities at the resort, everyone from Jonathan Winters to Barack Obama.