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  • Saltgrass Steak House
    American and Mexican in combination, the cuisine of the Saltgrass Steak House is unique and yet traditional. Becoming a legend itself, the restaurant has spread throughout the country, taking a bit of its own delicious carefully prepared [...]
    D: 3.9mi00
  • North Cheyenne Canon Park
    There is much more to Colorado Springs than just the city. The North Cheyenne Canon Park provides the wild and nature-born side of the city with breathtaking views of the valley and a beautiful waterfall. I was captivated by the untouched [...]
    D: 7.5mi10
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
    This zoo, though compared to others it is quite small, has become our favorite. The animals at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo all look so healthy and happy because they are not closed in narrow cages, they have plenty of room. It is good to see [...]
    D: 8.7mi00
  • Palmer Park
    A beautiful, large park with every kind of facility and trails for beginner and advanced hikers, Palmer Park is a favorite among the locals and visitors as well. The playground areas have a lot of things which are appropriate for all ages, [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • United States Air Force Academy
    It doesn't take up very much of your time to look around the United States Air Force Academy which has quite a large campus though, unfortunately, all of it is not accessible to visitors. The amazing chapel, however, and the grounds [...]
    D: 7.2mi00
  • US Olympic Training Center
    The place where many of the Olympic athletes are trained is a place worth visiting if you're into sports. There are guided tours at the US Olympic Training Center which show you the Athlete Center, the Olympic Path and the Hall of Fame. [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Warehouse Restaurant
    In Colorado Springs there is a place where you can not only enjoy amazing food but bask in the contemporary world of locals artists' talent. The Warehouse Restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, one tastier than the other in an [...]
    D: 4.8mi00
  • Bird Dog Barbecue
    Easy, tasty and quick; these are the words I can describe the Bird Dog Barbecue with. The customer service is quick and top-notch, the sandwiches, barbecue plates and more than tasty and the whole experience is just easy to get along with. [...]
    D: 6.4mi00
  • Garden of the Gods
    True to its name, the Garden of the Gods is a breathtakingly beautiful area with its red rock formations, scenic views and bright blue sky. It is well worth a visit, especially that its free. In summer there is a 20-minute bus tour for $5 [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • May Natural History Museum
    An amazing collection of insects and butterflies from all over the world can be found in the May Natural History Museum. One man's passion for these creatures drove him to make such a vast and varied collection, one more interesting [...]
    D: 13.2mi00
  • Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
    You may have seen the living conditions, the everyday life of people in Colorado Springs in the TV series Dr. Quinn-Medicine Woman. Taking a tour at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site will give you a hands-on and close-up experience of the [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Pikes Peak
    Your visit to Colorado Springs is definitely not complete without a ride to the top of Pikes Peak. The mountain is most well-known from the Dr. Quinn-Medicine Woman series and just as it is shown in the footages, the view from the top of [...]
    D: 9.1mi00
  • Glen Eyrie Castle
    It is one of the most beautiful and elegant castles I've ever seen during my travelings and that says something. The Glen Eyrie Castle is not just simple in its own, but elegant, with a style that is both charming and luxurious. Every [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Carlos Bistro
    Not just the presentation of the food but the taste of it is absolutely great. A high praise for the Carlos Bistro in Colorado Springs, because they can serve not only delightful dishes but provide excellent service too. I ordered the [...]
    D: 4.2mi00
  • Summit at The Broadmoor
    I do believe the Summit at The Broadmoor restaurant is one of the best I've been to in Colorado Springs. Belonging to the Hotel Resort just across the street, the restaurant, with its eclectic and modern design, and welcoming atmosphere [...]
    D: 7.2mi00

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Colorado Springs Travel guide

Another investor that helped the city develop into what it is today was Gen. William J. Palmer who built the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Mineral springs and high mountains were the prime reasons why he decided to establish the first genuine resort community west of Chicago on his rail line thus helping the city’s economy that was based on tourism. He made sure that the mineral waters at Manitou Springs that were only 5 miles away will be well known in and outside the county. The publicity had a great impact on tourists who began coming and they still come in large numbers. [...]
 
 
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  • $82Frontier Airlines flight Frontier Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Phoenix, AZ (PHX)Colorado Springs, CO (COS)01/24/201904:07 pm
    Colorado Springs, CO (COS)Phoenix, AZ (PHX)02/04/201901:08 pm
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  • $179Frontier Airlines flight Frontier Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Orlando, FL (MCO)Colorado Springs, CO (COS)05/29/201909:30 pm
    Colorado Springs, CO (COS)Orlando, FL (MCO)06/06/201912:54 am
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  • $207Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Colorado Springs, CO (COS)01/23/201903:44 pm
    Colorado Springs, CO (COS)Detroit, MI (DTW)02/02/201907:55 pm
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