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Colorado Springs Travel Guide
Articles about Colorado Springs
Get your camera ready: some of the world’s most beautiful places are best seen from a hot-air balloon.
Hotels in Colorado Springs
You’ll find inexpensive rooms and warm hospitality at this contemporary, sprawling, light-filled log cabin anchoring a 17-acre ranch. Horses and dogs are welcome.
Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Reasonably priced New American dishes (orange-roasted free-range chicken with almond quinoa, grilled portobellos with goat-cheese salsa) are the draw at the Laughing Ladies Restaurant; the owners also run the cheap and cheerful Downtown Bakery around the corner.
Things to do in Colorado Springs
The bakery is run by the same people as Laughing Ladies Restaurant around the corner.