The City of Colorado Springs is the second most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 48th most populous city in the United States. The city is the county seat of El Paso County, with a small portion of the city lying in Teller County.
Colorado Springs is located just east of the geographic center of the state and 63 miles south of Denver, the state’s capital city. At 6,035 feet (1839 meters) Colorado Springs sits over one mile above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher. The city is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, at the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains.
Colorado Springs Hotels and Resorts
Finding a room can be daunting task. Every traveler requires different amenities. Number one in top ten is the Broadmoor. A luxurious retreat conveniently located just minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, The Broadmoor is the pinnacle of meeting locations in North America. It has 700 rooms and suites, 185,000 square feet of flexible event space, 15 restaurants, cafés and lounges, three golf courses, a tennis club, and world-class spa. These lush 3,000 acres are easily accessible, with non-stop flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix directly to Colorado Springs Airport, or from anywhere in the United States through Denver International Airport, just 90 minutes away.
In Colorado Springs, you’ll find the best places to unwind, kick back and leave the day behind. Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub is a nationally-recognized establishment located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. One block from the Antlers Hilton Hotel, the pub is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.
The restaurant offers a full menu of Irish fare and continental cuisine. A popular Sunday Brunch is available weekly from Noon to 3 pm. Banquet facilities offer great space for celebrations of every size. The pub includes two spacious floors of dining radon testing colorado springs and bar service with authentic interiors imported from Ireland.
One of the must-go in Colorado Springs is the Golden Bee. It is an understatement to call this bar an authentic English pub: the Broadmoor Hotel bought the pub and had it moved from England to the hotel’s Colorado Springs property. The atmosphere is warm and inviting–perfect for enjoying one of its many imported beers. Drinking from one of the Yard glasses is a quick way to get intoxicated. If you require food, dig into an English delight like a piping hot meat pie. Stop by in the evening for live piano entertainment and bar-wide sing-alongs.
Colorado Springs’ featured attraction is the Seven Falls, located just ten minutes from downtown Colorado Springs via Cheyenne Blvd. and nestled deep within Cheyenne Canyon, is Colorado’s only waterfall to be listed in National Geographic’s “List of International Waterfalls”. It cascades 181 feet in seven distinct steps down a solid cliff of Pikes Peak granite. Crystal clear water from the southern most edges of the Pikes Peak watershed have, over the ages, carved this unique scenic masterpiece in an easily accessed location.