Colorado Springs

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About Colorado Springs

At 6,035 feet above sea level, Colorado Springs sits in the shadow of Pike’s Peak, framing the view that inspired “America the Beautiful” from the incredible red rock formations at Garden of the Gods.  A relaxed, outdoorsy counterpoint to bustling Denver, Colorado Springs is one of America’s most breath-taking cities.  Come explore the spectacular natural beauty, and soak up the sun in “America’s healthiest city.”

Colorado Springs is home to the U.S. Olympic Training Center, where visitors can watch world-class athletes in action.  The state’s second largest economic center, the city boasts several key industries including aerospace / defense, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and nonprofit.  Colorado Springs boasts five nearby military bases: Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Complex / NORAD, Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, and Shriever Air Force Base).  It’s the original home of Compassion International and The Broadmoor Hotel, and its major employers include Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Hewlett Packard, T. Rowe Price, Progressive Insurance, USAA, and Depuy Synthes among many others.

The city is home to several universities including the U. S. Air Force Academy, an elite military training institution, Colorado College, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Regis University.  It also has an incredible diversity of exceptional public and charter schools including The Classical Academy, Air Academy, Discovery Canyon, The da Vinci Academy, an arts integration school, and School in the Woods, a outdoor immersion school dedicated to studying natural sciences in a natural setting.

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Things to See and Do

Here are a few things we love about Colorado Springs.  Maybe you’ll love them too!

  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Olympic Training Center
  • Garden of the Gods Park
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Pike’s Peak Cog Railway
  • Manitou Incline
  • Seven Falls
  • Hot Air Balloon Festival
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • Anasazi Indian Cliff Dwellings
  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

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