Fairfield Inn Colorado Springs South
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- Swimming pool
- Indoor pool
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Microwave in room
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85 degrees and sunny 72 degrees in the mountains 10,000 feet above sea level 1 pool 1 pizza 13 cool small towns 1 ski resort 1 inappropriately named store 1 gondola Another amazing day. We decided to be adventurous by driving the scenic route into the mountains. Our only hesitation was time. 1 hour from Denver to Colorado Springs direct route. …
I didn't think we could be at any higher altitude but when we left Breckenridge we started climbing and kept going. We passed through a little town called Alma which is the highest elevation incorporated town at 10,578’. They also have "Al-Mart" right in the center of town! Other little towns of note that we passed through were Fair Play at 9,883’, Wilkerson Pass 9,507’ where we saw a billboard ad for “Mr. ...
... to the Georgia O'Keeffe Musuem first followed by the New Mexico Museum of Art. Both were worthwhile but the O'Keeffe Museum was a standout - great to learn more about the artist and how her switch to New Mexico changed her style (and composition) - there was also a Miguel Covarrubias exhibition at the museum (no, I didn't know who he was either - but his work, particularly his caricatures, was excellent). The museum was also excellent for kids, they were handed a ...
Monday May 19, 2014
Today was a beautifully clear sunny morning, and we headed to the town of “Manitou Springs” and the “Pikes Peak Cog Railway”. After picking up our tickets we boarded the
train for our round trip ride from the depot to the summit of Pikes Peak, the ride
takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes each way with about ...
... the land flattened out again like Arizona only slightly greener. We stopped in Monte Vista for lunch which appeared to have been a very prosperous town at some stage but now had many empty shops. Lunch was Mexican huge burritos covered in green chilli sauce, delicious but way too much. Visited the local thrift shop to get a new novel to read. The workers there were very excited to have kiwi tourists popping ...