Colorado Springs is a city in El Paso County, Colorado, in the United States. Located in the southern area of the state of Colorado, it was built around Fountain Creek, 65 miles south of Denver, the state capital. Colorado Springs is near the base of Pikes Peak, one of the most famous of America’s mountains. This mountain is in the Rocky Mountains.
The Colorado Springs’ economy is primarily dependent on the military, high-tech industry, and tourism. Defense corporations situated in the city include Boeing, General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, SAIC, ITT, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman. Top employers in Colorado Springs are Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base, United States Air Force Academy, Memorial Health Services, and the Colorado Springs School District. There are many locations in Colorado Springs for serviced office space.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Colorado Springs, including activities that center on Pikes Peak and the Pike National Forest, situated 10 miles west of the city. Pikes Peak offers several visitor centers, some featuring gift shops and restaurants. The centers are set at mile posts 6, 12, and at the summit. There are several ways to get to the top, including the cog railroad - The Manitou and Pike’s Peak Railway. You can also drive Pikes Peak Highway to reach the summit. Dining options in Colorado Springs include Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, Ritz Grill, The Airplane Restaurant, and Nosh. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co offers a wide range of beers to sample as well as delicious food such as the meat and cheese platters and gouda soup.
The Colorado Springs Airport is within 9 miles from the center of Colorado Springs. Interstate 25 runs through this area and extends northwards to Wyoming. Mountain metro is the name of the bus service that operates in the area providing access to various locations in the vicinity.