South Central Colorado Travel Guide
Plan Your South Central Colorado Vacation
Stretching from majestic mountains into rugged, high desert plains, south central Colorado has plenty of 14,000-foot peaks, astounding natural hot springs, striking red-rock outcroppings, rivers that boil with white-water rapids in spring, and even the incongruous sight of towering sand dunes dwarfed by a mountain range at their back. It's worth a few days for white-water rafting, hiking in the backcountry, and exploring historic gold-mining towns. Colorado Springs is one of the fastest growing cities in the West, but other parts of the area have a barely discovered feel.
The lodging star is the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, built from the booty of the late-19th-century gold-rush days,... read more
Many restaurants serve regional trout and game, as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables. In summer, look for... read more
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