Colorado Springs, situated at the base of Pikes Peak and nestled in the picturesque Rocky Mountains, is a city renowned for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. As the second-largest city in Colorado, it boasts a unique blend of urban amenities and a close connection to nature. Home to the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs has a strong military presence, contributing to its diverse and vibrant community. Visitors and residents alike can explore the iconic Garden of the Gods, a geological wonder featuring red rock formations, or take The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway to the summit of Pikes Peak for breathtaking panoramic views. The city's rich history is reflected in its charming Old Colorado City district, offering a glimpse into the past with its historic architecture, boutique shops, and cozy cafes. With a thriving arts scene, numerous parks, and a commitment to outdoor adventures, Colorado Springs has earned its reputation as a haven for nature enthusiasts and those seeking an active, vibrant lifestyle.
Munchies is the perfect place to please any palate. Their 100%-scratch kitchen uses only fresh, in-house ingredients. That means no box mixes and no preservatives. Just delicious, unique creations full of flavor! Enjoy fun events like drag brunches, bingo and live music.
Lemon Lodge Ski Bar
Who says you need mountain resorts or even snow to hit the slopes? Lemon Lodge is a year-round ski and snowboard experience that offers the state’s only indoor simulator. Try advanced G-force turns and learn to carve on interactive, VR resort slopes. After, enjoy aprés-ski with lemon wine cocktails and delicious lodge food.
Chamonix Casino Hotel
Nestled in the majestic Rockies, at the center of historic Cripple Creek, the new Chamonix Casino Hotel offers Colorado’s best casino resort experience. With 300 high-end guest rooms and suites, and a spectacular new casino, Chamonix is less than an hour from Colorado Springs and only two hours from downtown Denver.
Sunset Amphitheater is opening later in 2024 in the North end of Colorado Springs. The Sunset, with the Air Force Academy and Pikes Peak as majestic backdrops, will provide a high-end entertainment experience that supporters say would rival Red Rocks and Fiddler's Green, longtime outdoor venues in the Denver area.
Hotel Polaris at the U.S. Air Force Academy
Hotel Polaris is located on the Air Force Academy campus, 26 miles north of the Colorado Springs Airport. The hotel is slated to open in late 2024. On-site dining, spa, outdoor pool, and two in-house flight simulators for a real-life pilot experience.