Colorado Springs in the Winter

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So you are PCSing to Colorado Springs, the land of hiking, biking, fishing, and a plethora of other outdoor activities. But wait… it’s winter! Spring is just around the corner; well a few corners since March and April tend to be the snowiest months. Our landscape may look bleak and the temps may be colder than where you were last …

Winter Family Fun In Colorado Springs

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With Thanksgiving a wrap and Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to hunt for that perfect tree. If the smell of fresh pine, clean mountain air and a saw in hand is part of your family tradition, here are a few tree cutting options around the Colorado Springs area. And once you find that perfect evergreen, dust off those …

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 …