Super 8 Colorado Springs/AFA Area
Travel Blogs from Colorado Springs
... Our drive took us past an army base, through canyons and up the majestic mountains. We drove past Monarch ski resort which was small and near the top of the continental divide. The weather was perfect for a Sunday afternoon drive. We reached the BlueMesa Reservoir which is a very large body of water connected by fingers of streams and rivers. We love this place and are fascinated by the fact that this is the only body of water for miles. Much different ...
... left our information outside the office. This has been standard for us as we have been arriving later in the day at each campground. Our campsite is near the front but their map is taking us completely around the campground and this campground is is not only full but the sites are small and tight.
On our second bend of the road we get stuck. Our back wheel is about to go into a 3 foot ditch. We can’t ...
... I think if the U.S. government wanted to settle the debt problem, they could probably sell the complex and we’d be in the clear. Wendy thinks this a good idea. Incoming cadets range between 1,200 – 1,300 and, historically, just under 1,000 will graduate. The Cadet Area is arranged around a large pavilion known as the "Terrazzo", with dormitories, dining hall and academic buildings surrounding it, and everything the cadet could need ...
Last night we got into Colorado Springs at about 8:30 so we had time to find a hotel and get a bite to eat.
Today we are starting at Pikes Peak - a 19 mile drive up to the top of a 14,000 ft mountain. It used to have a section that was used for racing up, and there are a number of YouTube videos showing what that used to be like.
The road twists and winds its way up above the tree line up to the summit where the views assist ...
... I don't think I want to do it again!"
It has been called the “Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado”.
This day Chris and I are on our own. Our host family has gone back to work and taking care of other domestic chores. Each day we stayed busy from early to late. We wanted to acclimate ourselves to the altitude before "THE PEAK" as much as possible.
This day found us at 7 Falls. Located in South Cheyenne ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed