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About Colorado Springs

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Located on Fountain Creek near the Colorado River is the beautiful state municipality of Colorado Springs. The town is surrounded by a number of impressive geological landmarks such as the famous the Southern Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak, and with a diverse landscape and crisp mountain air, it's no wonder Colorado City is home to 24 national governing bodies of sport, the United States Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Training Center.

 

Colorado Springs enjoys a semi-arid climate with windy winters and sometimes extreme variability in day and night time temperatures. As a result, the area has many of the traditional features of a modern urban area, such as parks, bike trails, and urban open-area spaces for residents and visitors to fully enjoy the warmth. 

 

Popular Attractions

The city's location at the base of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains makes it a popular destination for out of town visitors. Campers in particular are fortunate to have such an immersive Colorado Springs experience through staying close to the land and truly getting a chance to appreciate the area's natural landscape. With acres upon acres of pristine terrain, and beautiful, breathtaking views, many campers make sure to explore the less urban regions before moving into the city.Toward the edges of the city, campers can expect great hiking, biking, scenic and sunset viewing and stargazing. Nature enthusiasts can also take advantage of opportunities for wildlife viewing, zip lining, outdoor swimming and rafting. With such an amazing outdoor landscape, the locals also take advantage of nature by taking park in running clubs, hunting expeditions, rock climbing, hot air balloon riding and horseback riding, events that visitors are certainly welcomed to join in on.

 

For more traditional camping activities, Colorado Springs has more than 55 attractions and activities in the area, including Garden of the Gods, United States Air Force Academy, the ANA Money Museum, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Old Colorado City and the U.S. Olympic Training Center. There's also the Bomber Plane Display, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy, Glen Eyrie Castle, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Whitewater Rafting with Echo Canyon River Expeditions. The list continues with great spots like the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Money Museum, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Pikes Peak Highway, Michael Garman Magic Town, World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Seven Falls. And for an appreciation of the area's culture and heritage, travelers can visit the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region for information on the region's history and an updated calendar of events. 

 

Popular Campgrounds and State Parks

Thousands of RVers head to Colorado Springs each year, and many stay at the Garden of the Gods RV Resort. The campground is clean, well-managed and conveniently located near a number of excellent attractions such as the towns of Victor, Cripple Creek, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs. Other funs spots are also within driving distance, including: the Wolf and Wildlife Exhibit, Pikes Peak Cog Railroad and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Visitors staying at the resort can also enjoy excellent amenities such as luxury garden suites, bunkhouses, garden studios, resort cottages, escape cottages, tent sites and full hookups. 

 

Cheyenne Mountain is one of the area's most popular public campgrounds. Campers can look forward to a breathtaking natural terrain, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor exploration. With acres and acres of greenery and a thriving wildlife ecosystem, visitors can look forward to horseback riding, hiking, biking, archery, birding, sunset viewing and stargazing. There's also plenty of space for excellent tent camping, and well as limited RV hookups and an amphitheater. Whether travelers are searching for luxury camping or an authentic outdoor experience, there's something in Colorado Springs for everyone!

 

 

Events

Summer is especially busy at Colorado Springs, and RVers can look forward to a number of excellent events and large group activities. Some annual events include the Starlight Spectacular - a bike riding event, Pikes Peak Celtic Festival, Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack roll racing event, Blues Under The Bridge and the Old Colorado City Car Show. There's also the Festival of Lights Parade, Holly Berry Folk Art Festival and Summer Shakespeare Festival. Visitors can also look forward to the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as The Race to the Clouds. The event is an annual invitational automobile and motorcycle hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak, held every year on the last Sunday of June. 

 

Places to Eat

In1850, Pikes Peak was one of the hubs for the America's 17th century gold rush, and saw a huge influx of outsiders to the area, seeing a part of the wealth and fortune Colorado Springs had to offer. As a result, the various foreign and US cultures that was spread out across the continent flocked to the area and other centers of the gold rush. This influx brought with it its own wealth in the form of a mix of culinary styles and flavors. Visitors to the area can look forward to a long list of excellent and diverse cuisines with German, Italian, Mediterranean, Cajun and even Greek influences. Popular restaurants fill the city's urban centers; among them, Garden of the Gods Gourmet, Caspian Cafe, Jake & Telly's Greek Taverna and Springs Orleans are camper favorites. There's also the La Bella Vita Ristorante, the Marigold Cafe & Bakery and a host of excellent local bars. There's no shortage of options in Colorado Springs, with plenty of local flavors for visitors to sample.

 

History and Landmarks

Colorado's history began with the Native Americans, the Ute Tribe that lived of the land, and is one of the few regions to hold on to this precious part of America's past. Because of Colorado Springs' rich heritage, RVers can expect a host of excellent local landmarks and sightseeing spots. Cripple Creek is one of the area's earliest settlements, and is home to landmarks like the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, Molly Kathleen Gold Mine, Cripple Creek and VictorNarrow Gauge Railroad. There's also the Cos Pioneers Museum, McAllister House, Royal Gorge Region and the Colorado Prison Museum. 

 

See you at Colorado Springs for your next mountain escape!ith the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Country Club of Colorado. Have extra time to kill? Head down the mountain to the south of Colorado Springs and the Fountain Creek Regional Park and Nature Center, which offers hiking and bike trails as well as picnic and fishing areas.