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The Best Rock Climbing in Colorado Springs and the Surrounding Region

Outdoor rock climbing in Colorado is a year-round adventure sport. When you scale sheer cliff walls in the Colorado wilderness, you’re gifted with panoramic views of a diverse and beautiful region.  During the summer you’re met with sunny skies and lush greenery. As the seasons change, climbing becomes one of the best ways to take …

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Your Guide to Visiting Pikes Peak—America’s Mountain

Only 20 minutes outside of Colorado Springs stands one of America’s most famous mountains—Pikes Peak. At 14,115 feet, Pikes Peak is one of 53 mountains in Colorado that tower over 14,000 feet (known as 14ers). When you visit Colorado Springs, there’s no missing this mountain. Its snow-capped peak is visible as you explore the city …

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Bring Your Snowshoes for a Weekend in Cañon City

The Colorado wilderness offers hundreds of miles of breathtaking scenery and endless adventures to be had. Winter is one of the most popular seasons for exploring the outdoors in our beautiful state thanks to lots of sun and plenty of quaint towns and cozy hideaways.  With fewer crowds and wonderfully crisp mountain air, Colorado snowshoeing …

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Why Glamping Allows You the Fun of Fall Camping without the Frigid Temperatures

As the last of the leaves fall from the aspen trees, fewer and fewer outdoor adventurers head out camping in the Colorado mountains. The cooler temperatures and less predictable weather make tent camping a bit too rustic for some. But don’t let the chilly weather deter you from getting out and reveling in the change …

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Activities to Add to Your Colorado Springs Road Trip Itinerary

Colorado Springs is the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts and culture lovers alike. You can find deep canyons, towering mountains, funky mountain towns, the Olympic Training Center and more a short drive from Colorado Springs. And as the second largest city in Colorado, you won’t be hurting for fine dining or late night fun if …

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Why Renting a Cabin is a Great Way to Spend your Family Vacation

Are you planning a family mountain vacation this summer? Rather than lug around tents and sleep on the ground, why not rent a mountain cabin this summer?  Renting a cabin with your family is a great way to enjoy the mountains while still allowing for a comfortable night’s sleep with all of the amenities that …

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The Top Ten Places to Visit This Summer in Colorado

The snowpack is melting high up in the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, feeding the state with fresh water that’s turning the grass green and helping the flowers bloom. Just driving through the mountains is a treat for the senses, with rushing rivers, buzzing bees, and tree leaves fluttering in the wind.  We’re entering the …

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