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dog friendly things to do in colorado

Dog Friendly Things to do in Colorado

Dog friendly Colorado has a new law allowing your furry friend to go with you to a restaurant. You can sit with your favorite pet outside on the deck or patio. You can even take your dog to some breweries and enjoy a cool one. There are other places, such as lakes or mountains where Fido can join you. Just…

Colorado Springs breweries

Top 9 Colorado Springs Breweries Offer Great Beer, Unique Atmosphere

When you head to Colorado Springs, Colorado, hunting for a great brew, you cannot imagine your choices. Chances are you are going on a Colorado beer tour. You will have a difficult time choosing the one best for your liking. Why? Because the area hosts more than 20 craft breweries. You might want to try a pint of Switchback Blonde,…

fine dining restaurants in colorado springs

10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Colorado Springs

Fine Dining Restaurants in Colorado Springs Colorado Springs has many exceptional, upscale restaurants that will not only fill your stomach with almost any food imaginable but remind you to return again and again for more. Here are 10 fine dining restaurants in Colorado Springs! Restaurant 1858 2850 S Cheyenne Canyon Rd Seven Falls Park At this one-of-a-kind restaurant, the minute…

Colorado Springs Castle: Glen Eyrie, A Place of Solitude 4

Colorado Springs Castle: Glen Eyrie, A Place of Solitude

  The stone Colorado Springs castle stands tall on a gentle hill, framed by century-old trees and a sandstone canyon wall as its backdrop. The Glen Eyrie castle, and the story of the man who built it, quickly capture the imaginations of visitors. Colorado Springs Castle: Glen Eyrie Glen Eyrie was the personal retreat of Civil War hero Gen. William…

Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak and More 5

Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak and More

From the 14,000-foot summit of America’s Mountain to the depths of nearby underground caverns, the Pikes Peak region of Colorado’s Front Range can be a cool place to play. The region’s official visitors’ guide lists no fewer than 50 attractions, but that doesn’t even scratch the surface for outdoors-loverswho want to hike, bike, camp, fish, ride horses or participate in…

Thanksgiving At The North Pole 6

Thanksgiving At The North Pole

Whether you are in town on business, visiting family, or just taking a trip for the long holiday weekend, you don’t have to miss out on Thanksgiving just because you’re not at home! There are a few places in Colorado where you can keep to tradition and celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday without having to do the dishes. The Broadmoor in…

Olympic Training Center: Going for the Gold in Colorado Springs 7

Olympic Training Center: Going for the Gold in Colorado Springs

Not everyone can afford to go to the Olympic Games. But fans still can get an Olympic thrill or two by visiting the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. You might even run into someone famous — or about to be famous. Check out the faces as these young athletes walk by. Do it politely, surreptitiously, but remember them….

International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs 8

International Tastes Pervade Dining in Colorado Springs

It has been said that variety is the spice of life; it keeps things interesting and prevents repetition and routine from taking over.  Colorado Springs takes this seriously and, as such, is a city that offers a number of different styles of cuisine. Should you find yourself passing through on your Colorado vacation, there are some internationally-inspired venues to check…

Reaching for the Summit: Historic Broadmoor Gets Brash 9

Reaching for the Summit: Historic Broadmoor Gets Brash

The iconic 14,110-foot Pikes Peak and the 90-year-old Pikes Peak International Hill Climb — a car-and-motorcycle race up the famous mountain each July — were the inspirations for The Broadmoor resort’s new Summit restaurant. So says the restaurant’s renowned designer, Adam Tihany. He likens being in the 98-seat dining room to sitting in a car with everything going by very…

Kitty, Kitty!: A Wild Kingdom on the Plains 11

Kitty, Kitty!: A Wild Kingdom on the Plains

The unpaved highway rises and dips like a lazy rollercoaster as we roll along on the plains east of Colorado Springs toward Calhan. At the last crest, the animal refuge appears at the bottom of the hill, a glinting compound of chain-link fences where the big cats of Serenity Springs live — more than 120 of them. A wild kingdom…