Colorado Springs Garden of the Gods
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9 Awesome Experiences in Colorado Springs 

Colorado Springs is a great summer vacation destination, and you need not be a hiker or outdoor enthusiast to enjoy what Colorado Springs has to offer. There is such a variety of available activities that literally, there is something for everyone. If you're considering a trip to Colorado Springs, here are 9 awesome experiences to add… Continue reading 9 Awesome Experiences in Colorado Springs 

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7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

Trying to decide where to go on summer vacation but worried about the budget? Don't stress! It is possible to have an awesome family trip without breaking the bank! To find that destination that fits your family's budget, consider summer vacation ideas that are a little different.  By this I mean avoid the headliner destinations… Continue reading 7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

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7 Secrets to Stretch Your Vacation Budget Without Sacrificing Fun!

For most of us, considering the budget is just part of going on vacation.  And while it would be nice to travel and not think about the costs, that isn't the reality for most of us.  I hold out hope that maybe someday... As we all wait patiently for our ship to come in, consider… Continue reading 7 Secrets to Stretch Your Vacation Budget Without Sacrificing Fun!

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Colorado Springs: Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is an family friendly attraction located in Manitou Springs which is about a 15 minute drive from Colorado Springs.  We visited Cave of the Winds on our Colorado Springs vacation.  It overlooks Williams Canyon and offers more for visitors than just a cave tour.  The facilities are designed so that you can… Continue reading Colorado Springs: Cave of the Winds

Flags at the Olympic Training Center
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Colorado Springs: Olympic Training Center

For anyone who enjoys watching the Olympic Games, a visit to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is a real treat!  Guided tours of the facility are available which provide a glimpse into the daily life of an Olympic athlete.  The regular guided tour takes about an hour and includes an orientation video. You will begin… Continue reading Colorado Springs: Olympic Training Center

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Colorado Springs Day Trip: The Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is located about 60 miles from Colorado Springs and makes a nice day trip if you are using Colorado Springs as a hub.  It is located near a town called Canon City.  Originally constructed in 1929, the Royal Gorge Bridge is  one of the highest suspension bridges in the world!… Continue reading Colorado Springs Day Trip: The Royal Gorge

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The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

There is so much to see and do in Colorado Springs.  If it is not on your vacation to-do list, go ahead and add it now!  While you're there, be sure to visit the United States Air Force Academy. The first stop (after passing through security) should be the The Barry Goldwater Air Force Academy Visitor… Continue reading The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs