A pleasant mesh of various Western charms, Colorado Springs is first defined by its majestic scenery and secondly by its incredible atmosphere. If there is one place that defines the beauty and rugged glory of Colorado, it's Colorado Springs--and that's seen everywhere from Helen Hunt Falls to the Cave of the Winds. Within town, you'll find that cowboys, artists, and sportsmen have all had a hand in helping Colorado Springs grow. Simply put: There's no place on earth like this city. Start your search for Colorado Springs vacation packages today, because it's time to be wowed.
Nearly all Colorado Springs vacations involve nature. Start by visiting the Garden of the Gods, a series of stunning sandstone formations. Then if you're feeling it, trek up Pikes Peak for breathtaking views. If you're an animal lover, you'll enjoy the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo if you like rodeo, head to the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. The United States Air Force Academy is located here--that comes sights like the National Museum of World War II Aviation. The Ghost Town Museum is one-of-a-kind and worth a visit as well. Note that many attractions here are scattered, so it helps to book a car rental in Colorado Springs.
The Canon City Music and Blossom Festival in May, Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in July, and the Greek Festival in August are some of the many events going on throughout the year. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb--the nation's second-oldest wild motorsports race--is intense, and Territory Days on Memorial Day weekend is a great cultural celebration.
With so much to explore, you are advised to start planning early. Look for hotel deals in Colorado Springs on Travelocity. If you're flying into town, save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time with one of Travelocity's Colorado Springs packages.
So you've touched down in a new destination — what do you do next? Well, why not bide your time and see what fantastic experiences and once-in-a-lifetime adventures come your way? After all, isn't that what travel's about?