If you're thinking of visiting Colorado Springs anytime soon, you're making a great decision. Just be careful: Many come to visit, only to go home and pack up their belongings to return for good. If that happens to you, Rentals.com can help you find Colorado Springs homes for rent to make your move a smooth transition. Whether visiting or living in this great city about 70 miles south of Denver, there are many things to do.
Cave of the Winds is a great stop on your sightseeing adventures. For more than a century, visitors have been thrilled by these awesome caves. With great adventure around every corner, this is a must-do. With breathtaking views from 224 steps up, Seven Falls will allow you to see how water can make its mark in a solid cliff of granite. Views from the top are stunning. There is an elevator for those who would rather enjoy getting to the top faster. Old Manitou Springs is a fun-filled historic town with small-town charm and a lot of locals that could probably share some interesting stories.
Old Colorado City offers unique shopping opportunities. As you stroll down Colorado Avenue, you can even have a horse and buggy ride through town if you would like. If upscale shopping and dining is your thing, don't forget to stop by Shops at the Briargate, where you can enjoy fine indoor or outdoor dining. On your way home, you can stop by the outlet stores or one of the two indoor malls in town for your enjoyment.
Home of the 2008 U.S. Senior Open, The Broadmoor Hotel is first in its class. Surrounded by mountains and lakes, these championship golf courses are truly spectacular. The Broadmoor has over 700 rooms and suites and is one of the most desired meeting locations for company events and conventions.
If you want to go skiing for the day, Colorado Springs has some of the best snow skiing in the nation just northwest of town. In the summer, if you want to go water skiing, then head south on the 25 Freeway to Pueblo Reservoir. Don't forget to visit the River Walk while you're in Pueblo.
Colorado Springs is full of mountain biking, hiking and off-road motor vehicle trails. You won't believe your eyes when you climb the side of a mountain in a few minutes and take in the city views. Seen from anywhere in Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak sits 14,110 feet above sea level. Pikes Peak is traveled year-round. You can hike, jog or take your own car ride up. Many enjoy a trip to the top on the Historic Cog Railroad. Or you can race to the top in the Pikes Peak annual Hill Climb. With 156 turns over 12.5 miles, this is the second-oldest car race in the nation. Visit the Cheyenne Zoo, where you can feed the giraffes by hand and see some beautiful birds and wildlife as you climb up the side of Cheyenne Mountain.
Colorado Springs is home to the United States Air Force Academy, US Olympic Training Center and five military bases - Fort Carson, Schriever AFB, Petersen AFB, Air Force Academy and NORAD. Colorado Springs is a great home for military families. So whether you're strolling around the lake or hiking on the back roads, prepare to fall in love with the city of Colorado Springs. And if you're moving to the area, Rentals.com can help you search the perfect houses for rent in Colorado Springs.
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