Quality Inn & Suites Garden Of The Gods
555 W. Garden of Gods Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 593-9119
Fax: (719) 260-0381
Garden of the Gods is sprawled over 1360 acres (550 hectares). Its unique geological landscape consists of protruding rocks of deep red sandstone. These structures strike a startling contrast against the green swathes of this park. Before embarking on an exploration, a film educates visitors on the geological upheaval of this area, as well as the park's history. One can discover the hidden flora and fauna of this region through nature walks, on a bike or horseback, or by following pathways like the Siamese Twins Trail. Other activities include bird-watching and rock-climbing. One can also engage in interactive exhibits and enjoy refreshments at a café on-site. This pet-friendly venue is also a dog owner's delight.
A heavy indicator that this historical center offers an authentic experience can be gauged by the simple fact that it offers sarsaparilla as a beverage. While most such attractions focus on Colorado's "Wild West" days, this center, which is listed on the National Register of Historical Places, underscores the state's homesteading past with renovated buildings, including a Blacksmith shop, and characters in period clothing. Lectures, military re-enactments and a live 1880s baseball game are some of its educational features.
Mountain Shadows Park is a neighborhood park on Flying West Ranch Road. Spread across 6.5 acres (2.63 hectares), it features trails, a volleyball court, soccer and softball field, horseshoe pits, a playground and picnic spots. It is also used for local events as well.
Woodmen Valley Chapel works as a community that sermonizes spiritual growth through service to mankind. The chapel dons a rather modern appearance for something that is a congregation of believers of evangelical fellowship. Woodmen Valley Chapel follows Jesus Christ and his beliefs. Among several ministries of the chapel, entrusting faith in others is one that helps people realize the value of love. There's ministry for most social living as sports and recreation, bookstore, employment, women and children.
It's as if George's Union Station pumps zest into the life of people in the city—the place is that zippy! The stage and acoustics at this music club is just too good. Every single person in the crowd is bound to get swayed with the music that the band plays here every time. You are in for a great treat at Union Station after a tiring day; fun, fashion and spirit define this place well.
Named after Kathryn Lee Bates' poem, the park is a sprawling property with trails, manicured lawns, 40-foot tall obelisks and other installations. America the Beautiful Park overlooks Pikes Peak and at night the obelisks glow. The park is also popular for those interested in UFO sightings. Scores of visitors come with transmitters, trying to contact the other world; it's like a party out there. Opens everyday at 5a.
The Frederick H. Cossitt Memorial Hall is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is also known as Cossitt Hall and was designed by Maurice B. Biscoe. It was built in 1914 and is part of the Colorado College. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 28, 1997.
Often dwarfed by the US Air Force Academy, this private college has been a part of Colorado Springs since 1874. The campus sports a classic college setting, accented by a Rocky Mountains backdrop. Cutler Hall, the school's original building, still stands as the landmark structure of the campus, and Bemis Hall resembles something from the Swiss Alps and will make you wish your school had offered such dorms. The hockey program enjoys a huge local following and ranks as one of the top collegiate teams in the nation.
Crafted with beautiful and captivating ancient Romanesque architecture and designed by Henry Rutgers Marshall, the First Congregational Church of Colorado is immensely artistic and at the same time immersed in history. As the name rightly suggests, the church was built by the Congregationalists who'd entered England back in the 1600's and played a very important role in establishing some of the most famous educational institutions of those times, including Harvard and Yale. Today, the church is well known in Colorado for everything from holding musical extravaganzas to memorial services.
Founded in 1871, the First United Methodist Church is the city's largest and most active church. The main focus is on practicing and following the teachings of Jesus Christ. The church is available for weddings, for both members as well as non-members. There are regular choir recitals and concerts like the Chancel Choir Spring Concert taking place in the church and also classes for learning the spiritual path of life and the teachings of Jesus, for adults as well as youth. Sunday classes are specially conducted for children.
Sunrise United Methodist Church believes in spreading the Word of God to all and preaching the way to lead a better life with hope and faith in Jesus. The church is bustling with activities like the choirs, wedding reception, classes for kids and adults, band rehearsals, Sunrise United Methodist dinner party and much more. Also there are programs conducted by the church supporting various causes like child and youth programs.
This 193-acre park offers more recreation and entertainment options than most cruise ships. Besides the usual park offerings of tennis courts, ball fields, jogging paths and picnic shelters, it also offers swimming, fishing and sailing on Prospect Lake, as well as year round ice skating and hockey in the Sertich Ice Center. The park also plays host to the Colorado Balloon Classic and the annual 4th of July Celebration. Picnic shelters can be reserved in advance for family picnics and such.