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Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is within easy driving distance of various Colorado cities and tourist attractions, including 14 major ski areas. Travel time from the airport to downtown Colorado Springs is 25 minutes, while Denver is a leisurely 70 minute drive north.

Colorado Springs airport serves most of the major US airlines. It may be a small airport serving only domestic flights but it has a reputation for having excellent facilities and being surrounded by wonderful scenery. It has good parking facilities including valet parking, plus all the shops, restaurants and bars that a traveller would need.

Events in Colorado Springs

Colorado is a state rich in history. It has a colourful past that includes dinosaurs, the Gold Rush, ghost towns, pioneers and cowboys. Add to this the stunning Rocky Mountains, camping, white water rafting, hot air ballooning, hiking, rock climbing and fossil hunting combined with cold snowy winters and warm summers and you will find that Colorado is a great holiday destination with something for everybody.

In mid-January in Denver is the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo, the largest show of its kind in the country.

Lasting all summer in Boulder, is the Colorado Shakespeare Festival

In August in Denver/ Colorado Springs is the International Golf Tournament where the world's best golfers compete at Castle Pines Golf Club.

Each May in Denver is Cinco de Mayo (Mexican independence festival), one of the largest cultural events in Colorado, with parades, fabulous live cultural entertainment on four stages, an art gallery, great food and drink, and many children's activities.

Must See in Colorado Springs

Its capital and largest city is Denver. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is reputed to be one of America's most beautiful cities. Walk down any street and there is a mountain view. Denver has over 280 restaurants, is home to 3 sports arenas, over 80 bars and brewers pubs, a unique collection of museums plus the now world famous 6 Flags Elitch Gardens theme park.

The Colorado National Monument, in Fruita near Grand Junction, consists of sheer cliffs, deep canyons and huge, red sandstone monoliths. Alternatively, step back in time to the age of gigantic reptiles at Dinosaur National Monument. Here you can view dinosaur bones and huge replicas, then take a self-guided car or walking tour of the area.

A short drive from Denver is the small town of Boulder. Home to artists' co-ops and a relaxed lifestyle, Boulder attracts those looking for an alternative' lifestyle.

Contrast this with the glamorous ski resorts of Vail and Aspen, home to the rich and famous. If good skiing and fabulous night life is what you're looking for then these are the places to visit.