Category Archives: Fun in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Neighborhoods: Kissing Camels

The one place in Colorado Springs where custom home prices can reach almost $2 Million Dollars … Kissing Camels. Located in the western part of Colorado Springs, Kissing Camels is a manned and gated community that overlooks Garden of the … Continue reading

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The BEST Thai Restaurant in Colorado Springs: Wild Ginger

First, you need to understand that Thai food is my favorite food on the planet. But only if it’s cooked well. Honestly, I have only been to 2 Thai restaurants, ever, that are worth eating at. (Guess I need to … Continue reading

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The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum – Downtown Colorado Springs (1903 El Paso County Courthouse)

History:The El Paso County Courthouse was built by August J. Smith. When it opened in 1903, everyone was able to see the “stately corridors” with “elegant decorated ceilings, terrazzo floors and rare scagliola columns” as well as the upper level … Continue reading

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USAFA – United States Air Force Academy

Colorado Springs is home to the USAFA: United States Air Force Academy. Located in the northern part of Colorado Springs, the USAFA can be accessed by the Northern gates just west of Gleneagle and Northgate or from the Southern gates … Continue reading

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CSDSA Buddy Walk 2007: Manitou Springs, CO

Last Saturday (August 25, 2007) my kids and I joined our friends in the 2007 Buddy Walk, in Manitou Springs, Colorado – Organized by the Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Association (CSDSA). I believe that there were a couple thousand people … Continue reading

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Big Cats of Serenity Springs: Sanctuary for Non-Domestic Cats – East of Colorado Springs

Just east of Colorado Springs, in Calhan, Colorado is Colorado’s largest Federally Licensed placement facility for non-domestic cats: Serenity Springs. This facility has “well over 120 big cats, including lions, tigers, ligers, cougars, leopards…” that they care for. To help … Continue reading

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Westcreek Park – Wolf Ranch Neighborhood, Colorado Springs

Westcreek Park is located in the western part of the newer neighborhood of Wolf Ranch – in Northeast Colorado Springs, and just east of the intersection of Powers Blvd. and Research Pkwy. It is right at the intersection of Coyote … Continue reading

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