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Top Mexican Food Restaurant in Colorado Springs

Aye caramba! These Mexican food places are tasty! Transport your taste buds to Mexico with these top Mexican Restaurants in Colorado Springs: 1. Salsa Brava  – fresh, locally produced ingredients made from scratch! 2. Amanda’s Cantina and Fonda – locally owned with a happy hour Monday through Thursday 3-6 pm. 3. Jose Muldoon’s – located…

Downtown Colorado Springs Food Tour

Dine and dash at the best local restaurants on Colorado Springs’ Food Tour! When? Every Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm! Where? Downtown Colorado Springs on Tejon Street. How long is the overall walk? Only 1 mile! Price? $59 per person. What is the maximum number of people that can join the tour?…

Annual Fruitcake Toss

The Annual Fruitcake Toss, where all unwanted fruitcakes go to retire! What: The Annual Fruitcake Toss is a peculiar but fun event that has been going on for 22 years here in Colorado Springs! Events include a fruitcake costume competition, a fruitcake bake off, and, of course, a fruitcake tossing for all ages. Where: Manitou…

Things To Do in Colorado Springs in January

The coldest month of the year won’t stop us from having fun! Here are 9 things to do in Colorado Springs in January: 1. Free Museum Days The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at the Colorado College are free on the second Saturday and third Friday of every month. Current exhibits include the Desert Art…

Date Night Ideas in Colorado Springs

It’s date night, but you aren’t looking for the usual dinner and movies… Colorado Springs has you covered from romantic to adventurous date ideas! 1. Downtown Bar Crawl Downtown Colorado Springs has an impressive night life right along Tejon Street. You can hit all the best spots from dinner, to dive bars, to clubs! 2….

How to Spend New Years in Colorado Springs

Reign in the New Year at one of the hottest events in Colorado Springs! Whether you want to enjoy New Year’s in comfort or style, with family or friends, low-key or go all out, Colorado Springs offers something for everyone! Here are 8 New Year’s events you can choose to start your year with: 1….

Join the Christmas Beer Tour in Colorado Springs

The Christmas presents are bought, the house is decorated…now it’s time for some fun! Join the Christmas Beer Tour owned by local Colorado Springs veteran and taste specialty winter beers! When? You can choose from December 20, 22, and 29th. All tours are 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Where? You will join Santa’s elves walking around…

All Aboard the Santa Train Express

Join the journey through a Winter Wonderland! What: Inspired after the Polar Express, the Santa Train Express is a magical train ride where you are encouraged to relax in your PJ’s, meet Santa, listen to stories read by elves, dine on a delicious holiday meal, and enjoy the winter scenery. Dates: November 16th to December 30th…

Shop Local This Christmas

Looking for that one-of-a-kind, unique present for someone special? Look no further because Colorado Springs Christmas markets and shops have got you covered! Here are some stores for that special Christmas gift: 1. Holiday Market The Holiday Market never disappoints! You can find the finest handcrafted ornaments, clay art, photography, jewelry, and more made by…

Things to do in December in Colorado Springs

It’s the most wonderful time of year and there is plenty to do in Colorado Springs! Here is a complete list of things to do in Colorado Springs in December: 1. Broadmoor Holiday Dinner Show Take the whole family to see Grammy Award winning Debbie Boone, who will be headlining at this traditional holiday show!…

Thanksgiving Dinners in Colorado Springs

This year, save yourself the hassle of cooking Thanksgiving dinner and choose from any of these fabulous restaurants that are serving up traditional Thanksgiving meals. Low budget: 1. Black-eyed Pea – From 10 am to 8 pm, they are offering a prime rib dinner starting at just $19.99 and kids meals at $6.99. 2. Flatiron’s…

3 Amazing Lesser Known Hikes Near Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has a plethora of trails to explore! Looking for a hike with the beauty of nature without the touristy crowds? Here are 3 lesser known but still beautiful hikes near Colorado Springs. 1. Lovell Gulch Trail This 5 mile long hike is one of the locals favorite trails. Starting in a neighborhood near…

Wolf and Wildlife Center Turkey Toss

This is not your ordinary turkey toss, this one involves wolves! Watch as your furry friends also feast on their Thanksgiving meal as the Wolf and Wildlife Center staff members toss whole turkeys to devour! Imagine getting to see this feeding up close, it is unlike any other experience in Colorado! When? Thursday, November 22nd What…

Stargazers Theatre Jam Sessions

Stargazers Theatre has dozens of shows for you to choose from every month! This month in November, Stargazers Theatre hosts the 39th annual Hungry Farmers Bands’ Thanksgiving Reunion show! If you enjoy Rock, Folk Rock, or Country Rock, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. The tradition started back in 70’s. The popular spot for…

The Oscar Myer Weiner Mobile Visiting Soon!

The iconic, all American Oscar Mayer Weiner Mobile is rolling into Colorado Springs! We have worked our buns off to get the Weiner Mobile here, at the Best Western Plus Fillmore Inn, on November 1st and 2nd! And if you don’t know about the Weiner Mobile, then you need to ketch-up! (All puns intended) History/Facts…

Family Friendly Restaurants in Colorado Springs

The kids are getting roughty and everyone is hangry (so hungry you are angry). Don’t stress! We put together a list of Colorado Springs’ most delicious and family friendly restaurants in the area. 1. King Chef’s Diner Since opening in 1997, King Chef’s Diner has received titles such as “Best Diner in America” and “Best Diner West…

October Activities in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has many year round activities to enjoy. No matter what your interests are, Colorado has something for you! Halloween Related Coffin Races – October 27th will begin with a parade at noon, followed by coffin races with over 70 teams in costume racing for titles like “Best Entourage” and “Best Coffin!” Harvest Festival…

Colorado Springs’ Most Scenic Locations

Colorado Springs is home to beautifully unique rock formations and wildlife. Visit these 5 locations for the most breath-taking views. Garden of the Gods 1805 N 30th Street Website This a well-known, nature park features bizarrely shaped red rock sandstone formations that date back 300 million years. The park is home to numerous hiking, mountain…

5 Best Specialty Museums in Colorado Springs

Visit these Colorado Springs Museum for a truly diverse and unique experience. Miramont Castle 9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs This museum offers guests the opportunity to travel back to Victorian times and experience life as it would have been for the Queen. The Castle has 4 floors and 30 rooms to view, covering 14,000 sq….

6 Close Colorado Springs Breweries

Colorado is well known for its micro-breweries and The Springs has plenty of great spots to sip some suds. Check out these options starting with the locations closest to our hotel. Phantom Canyon Brewing Company 2 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 .9 miles from hotel Website   Goat Patch Brewing Company 2727 N…

Good Eats and History On This Rocky Mountain Food Tour

Come with your walking shoes and an empty stomach to the Delicious Downtown Food Tour. Held in the heart of the historic downtown Colorado Springs, this tour has entertained and fed thousands of hungry foodies for 8 years. The tour will take you to 5 historic, culinary spots all within walking distance. Each destination will…