School Is Now In Session: What’s New This Year?

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Are you PCSing to Colorado Springs and wondering where your child will attend school? Colorado is an open enrollment state. This means students can choose to attend their assigned neighborhood school or “choice in” to another public school within or outside their district. This allows for a wider variety of educational options that will best fit the needs of your …

4th of July – Family Friendly Ways To Have A Blast In Colorado Springs!

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If you’re new to town and looking for some fun activities this Independence Day, here are some of the local favorites in and around Colorado Springs. Memorial Park Summer Symphony This is the region’s largest event with amazing food and a fabulous fireworks display at dusk. Be entertained by the USAFA Band and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic beginning at 5:30pm …

Colorado Springs’ Top Family-Friendly Activities For Spring and Summer Fun!

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Springtime and summer vacations seem to go hand in hand with family road trips. If Colorado Springs is your destination this spring or summer, here are some top, family-friendly activities you don’t want to miss! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, also known as America’s mountain zoo, is ranked the 4th Best Zoo in North America. With its focus on …

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Buying vs. Renting in Colorado Springs: What is Right For You?

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Moving can be a stressful experience for anyone. When you receive orders on average of every three years to pack up your family and belongings to relocate to an unfamiliar city, the question of  “should I rent or should I buy?” can be very daunting. The process of purchasing a home may be overwhelming in the midst of relocating, but …

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PSCing to Colorado Springs? Here are 4 Reasons You’ll Love Your New City

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Whether you are active duty, reserves or retired, be prepared to fall in love with “The Springs”!   STRONG MILITARY PRESENCE With five military bases, Colorado Springs is home to a large and diverse military population. Not only is the city ranked one of the most desirable places to live in the country, but it is also hospitable to military …

Enjoy Mountain Living AND the Convenience of the City

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Are you PCSing to the Colorado Springs area and looking to take full advantage of the picturesque mountain landscape? Do you also want the convenience of city amenities close by? If so, the Tri-Lakes region of Colorado Springs may be the community for you and your family. The towns of Monument, Palmer Lake and Woodmoor are at the north edge …

Colorado Springs Just May Be the Best Place for You to Retire

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Are you approaching retirement and/or facing your last PCS? The state of Colorado was recently named the 18th best place to retire in the U.S. And with a lower cost of living than Denver, Colorado Springs is a very attractive option for retirement. According to Kiplinger, generally when people hit retirement age, they shift from saying where they live is …

Summer Fun in Colorado Springs

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Whether you are PCSing to Colorado Springs this summer or visiting the area before your move, there are many events that showcase the charm, adventure and beauty of the Pike’s Peak region. Here are a few of the annual summer events happening in the coming weeks in Colorado Springs. June 2, 2018 11 am to 5 pm Manitou Springs Spend …

Tips and Tricks for a Smooth PCS Move to Colorado Springs

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Are you PCSing to Colorado Springs this spring or summer? If so, we have some great tips and tricks to help ease some of the stress of your move and help you get on your way to your new home in Colorado Springs. Update your information through this link. You can do this even if you don’t have your orders …

New Ranking: Colorado Springs is the #2 Place to Live in the U.S.!

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Colorado Springs was just ranked as the #2 place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report! While this may come as no surprise for current Colorado Springs residents, if you’re PCSing to the region, this ranking proves that Colorado Springs is a fantastic place to invest in property! U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best …