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Garden of the Gods

Anyone visiting Colorado should definitely make their way to Colorado Springs to visit the Garden of the Gods.  The rock formations, with their vibrant reddish-orange color, are visually stunning against the back drop of Pikes Peak and the surrounding foothills.  It … Continue reading

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The Murder Mystery Train in Royal Gorge, Colorado

Looking for a unique experience when visiting the Colorado Springs area, consider taking a ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad. Located about an hour outside of Colorado Springs in Canon City, there are a variety of train rides available. We … Continue reading

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Seven Falls and the 1858 Restaurant in Colorado Springs, Colorado

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Seven Falls and the 1858 Restaurant.  All opinions are our own. We were invited to come to Seven Falls and to have dinner at the 1858 Restaurant, which are both operated by … Continue reading

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Hiking Around a Mountain Lake

There probably isn’t anything more relaxing than getting away from the crowds and walking around a lake in the mountains with no one else around. With temperatures heating up, we are enjoying hiking once again and the higher altitudes mean … Continue reading

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Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs has a lot to offer visitors. There is Garden of the Gods, the Air Force Academy, Pikes Peak, and Manitou Springs, just to name a few. Downtown Colorado Springs has much to offer as well, with many restaurants … Continue reading

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America’s Mountain

Living in Colorado Springs at the base of Pikes Peak is truly a wonderful place to not only live, but for friends and family to come and visit.  One thing that everyone who visits us loves to do is to … Continue reading

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The Watchers in the Mountain

We’re not talking about mountain lions, hawks, or some other wild animal, we’re talking about NORAD and the Cheyenne Mountain Complex.  If you ever drive through Colorado Springs, when you get to the south end of town, past Pikes Peak, … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Rockies

So, technically we’re in the front range and not in the mountains, but March and April are our snowiest months.  On Tuesday, it was sunny and warm and then yesterday we were in the midst of a blizzard with over … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Dance

Several thoughts came to mind when we saw this particular photo challenge.  After some consideration, we ended up going back to a subject that we did a post on not that long ago, Native American dancers.  Obviously the photograph is … Continue reading

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AdAmAn Club – New Year’s Eve on Pikes Peak

Living at the base of “America’s Mountain”, Pikes Peak, provides some truly wonderful scenery. The summit, at 14,110 feet (about 4300 meters), looms above Colorado Springs and is a constant reminder of what a beautiful state that we live in. … Continue reading

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