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
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
Architect Adam Tihany designed the interior of this American brasserie that opened inside the Broadmoor Hotel in 2006. A row of white drum chandeliers hangs over dark wood tables and leather chairs with olive-green cushions.
Things to do in Colorado Springs
This park near Colorado Springs allows visitors to go on adventures above or below ground. Guides lead tours into the Cave of the Winds, which is accessible with hand-held lanterns. A 3.1-mile hike descends into Williams Canyon, home of limestone walls and waterfalls.