For fireworks, free watermelon, and rich history, plant your flag in one of these festive July 4th towns, approved by T+L readers.
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
Situated next to a small lake on 3,000 acres, the Broadmoor caters to active families: horseback riding, rock climbing, and fly-fishing are all nearby. An endless string of five-star ratings and a parade of celebrity guests decorate this 1918 Rocky Mountain resort.
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.