Colorado Springs Essential Info

Overview

Colorado Springs, known as America's Olympic City, is the second largest municipality in Colorado, behind Denver to the north, and defines the northeastern tip of the south central region of the state. Attractive mountain scenery is nearby.

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Fun Facts

  1. You can actually eat inside a Boeing KC-97 at the Airplane Restaurant on Fountain Boulevard in Colorado Springs.
  2. Cave of the Winds, located just west of Colorado Springs, is said to be 500 million years old.
  3. “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” was set in Colorado Springs, although it was filmed in California.
  4. Colorado Springs has been nicknamed the “Evangelical Vatican” due to the presence of major fundamentalist organizations.
  5. Colorado Springs has over 55 natural and man-made attractions.

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