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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 families.

There is an overwhelming sense of pride and appreciation here for those who serve, and you’ll most likely find other military families living in your neighborhood — especially if you choose a home in Briargate, North Gate, Rockrimmon, or Fountain.

If you need recommendations of top neighborhoods for military families, let us know; we’re here to help!

 

WIDE RANGE OF SCHOOL CHOICES

If you are PCSing with children in tow, Colorado Springs has a variety of school choices.

Several school districts offer a variety of options from Charter Schools to specialty schools for the arts and sciences. Many schools emphasize classic education, technology, accelerated learning, and vocational trade tracks to name just a few. There are even programs that combine classes at home with at-school instruction.

Colorado is a Choice State allowing you to place your child in a school outside your district or boundary as long as that school has availability. With the vast array of school choices, parents find Colorado Springs a welcoming environment for their child’s education.

 

COLORADO WEATHER

Every season in Colorado has something special to offer. Moving to the southern portion of the Front Range, you will experience an average of 243 days of sunshine per year with a mild, semi-arid climate.

The coldest month is typically January with an average high of 43˚F, while August is the warmest month with an average high of 84˚F. Snowfall in the winter is moderate. Temperatures after a snowstorm generally rise, and the snow melts quickly.

Springtime brings a mixture of snow and rain as numerous deciduous trees begin to bud and blossom. Summer is a spectacular show of warm afternoon thunderstorms, most passing through quickly. Fall brings to life the colors of the Rocky Mountains with scenic drives right in your backyard.

The humidity is generally low, and the air is clean and crisp. Take a few days to acclimate to the higher altitude of just over 6,000 feet before venturing out for any outdoor activities.

 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, Colorado is the state for you! No matter the season, Colorado offers endless outdoor activities. Wintertime boasts some of the world’s best ski resorts just a short drive up the mountain.

In warmer weather, choose from hundreds of trails for all abilities to hike or bike. Anglers enjoy the numerous world-class rivers and streams. From just relaxing in the fresh air to your favorite extreme sport, Colorado has something to explore year round.

 

If you have any questions about your upcoming move to The Springs, contact Colorado Springs Military Homes. We’re here to help you find your perfect home in this beautiful city!

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