Surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes in the US, Colorado Springs was one of the country’s very first destination resorts. If you’re looking for a city break with a difference, this outdoor-oriented town could be the perfect choice.
With cold winters and hot summers, Colorado Springs offers different attractions throughout the year.
If you want to get out and explore the local countryside, book your flights to Colorado between March and October. During these months the weather is normally warm and most hiking trails are open for business. June to August is peak season in the city so finding Cheap Flights to Colorado can be a little harder at this time of year.
Winter in Colorado Springs is cold but not freezing. Although there’s some skiing in the area, most tourists avoid these chilly months so you may well find it easier to find a great deal on plane tickets to Colorado between November and February.
As a popular vacation destination, the city is well connected to airports around the US so finding convenient flights to Colorado Springs should be pretty easy. Search for flights with Orbitz and boost your chances of grabbing a bargain.
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Officially known as the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, the city’s main air hub is the second busiest commercial airport in the state. Located just six miles from the center of Colorado Springs, the airport offers a choice of daily direct flights to domestic destinations across the US.
There are a number of ways to continue your journey from Colorado Springs Airport. Gray Line and Ramblin Express buses serve the terminal and a choice of limos, shuttles and vans is also available. In the winter months, ski shuttles take passengers to resorts in the nearby area while taxis are available at the airport throughout the year.
A selection of airlines offers direct daily flights from Colorado Springs to cities around the US.
The best way to get around Colorado Springs is by car. Many of the city’s most famous attractions, including the spectacular Pikes Peak, are located a good few miles from the city center. Car hire is available from the airport and from several other locations in the city.
If you’re determined to explore Colorado Springs by public transport there are a number of options to choose from. The city’s public bus network runs over 20 routes across Colorado Springs, connecting many sights and attractions and offering easy access to the city’s various neighborhoods.
In the past few years, Colorado Springs has invested a lot in bike infrastructure and today bike paths line many of the city’s roads. Cycling around is a great way to discover the city and explore Colorado Springs under your own steam. Some sights and attractions in the local countryside can be reached using hotel shuttles and local tours also take visitors to nearby points of interest.
The most famous attraction in Colorado Springs is Pikes Peak, a prominent peak that towers high in the Pike National Forest. The perfect destination for a day of hiking, biking and climbing, it’s a must-see during your time in the city.
Another beautiful natural sight in the local area is Garden of The Gods. Famous for its jagged, jutting red rocks and rugged landscape, is a great place for outdoor activities and getting close to nature.
In the fall, the trees in and around Colorado Springs put on a fantastic display of color. Book your flights at this time of year for views you’ll never forget.
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