Hampton Inn & Suites Colorado Springs/I-25 South
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Fans of The Proclaimers will get the reference. Fans of "How I Met Your Mother" will recognize Marshall and Ted's road trip song. Beyond that, thanks for bearing with us.
After weeks of planning, cleaning and packing, the day for us to depart finally arrived, starting early at 5:00 a.m. Cheryl was the first one up to get ready, feed the …
There was sudden change in scenery as soon as we entered Colorado. Large farms converted into ranches, soon later we could see historic Pikes Peak & the famous Rocky Mountains - Americas longest & highest mountain range! The city Colorado Springs was just on the foothills of Pikes Peak, and the way it is built & located, it looked …
Today we drove from Gunnison to Colorado Springs. We had some stunning views of the mountains as we made our way over the continental divide. We stopped at the top of Monarch Pass, and got a small summer cable car to the summit (12012ft). From there we could see for miles, although it was pretty breezy at the top! We even managed to see a ...
... The rock formations were astonishing. I was surprised to see horse trailer parking. That of course got my mind thinking on another trip.
Later that night we decided to go to Cave of the Winds. We choose the Lantern tour. I have been through many caves and this is by far the best. This tour was not through the normal cave. It has smaller openings where you needed to duck a lot. The tour guide ...
... and we took advantage and had sandwiches for lunch. After lunch we climbed a mother small pass into the Florissant Valley. From the top, you can see several 14000 foot high peaks known as the Collegiate Mountains, each named for an Ivy League school. It is an impressive sight, but usually these peaks have snow on them. This year, there was no snow. The next valley was much more beautiful than I remembered from my last drive through here. It was forested with piņon ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHampton Inn & Suites Colorado Springs/I-25 South
The only place where we checked in without Jijaji (he was busy with some work), and thus the only place where we took 30-45 mins & changed the room 3 times.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.