Howard Johnson Colorado Springs
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A little more than 90 minutes after boarding, we landed at the Colorado Springs Airport. Unfortunately, we sat on the taxiway for nearly 30 minutes, waiting to taxi to our gate. There was construction underway at the airport. Because of ...
... extended family.
My mother's family is half english and half american, so I have relatives all over Europe and the US. My father's family is primarily Panamanian but is less connected because his parent immigrated to the US before he was born. I asked around and discovered my grandparents on my mother's side were taking a trip back to England for my grandfather's 80th birthday in March. He ...
... br> Other planned activities included a magic show, pool party, carnival, bird demonstrations (more on that below) and lots of other things.
We took a leisurely breakfast and spent some time reading in the morning before heading to the pool. This extra relaxation time ended up costing us a chance to get a lawn chair by the pool. Since the resort was full for the holiday and the pool only has so many lawn chairs and umbrellas we had learned in the past ...
... nice drives in the area, and a couple of cute little towns to check out, so not a complete waste.
As we didn't bother seeing any of Colorado Springs and felt a little bit bad so decided to stop at nearby Manitou Springs which lies slightly West of CS, and boy are we glad we did!
Manitou Springs is a lovely little European looking town which spreads up and away from Fountain Creek, residential stuff on one side and commercial stuff on the other. ...
... is a 8Euro per day, we parked right outside on the street which was unregulated on the weekend. The hotel did have breakfast, but we had read that it was overpriced and not that great, so we didn't partake -- of course, we also didn't get up in time! The street noise was a little annoying to A at night, but with the windows closed, it wasn't bad. Overall, I think we'd be happy to stay here again, especially for 9k points!