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Colorado Springs Questions & Answers

Colorado Springs is one of the west’s best kept secrets. Below is a list of frequently asked questions about Colorado Springs. The answers will confirm that Colorado Springs is a great destination to hold a meeting, conference or event.



Does Colorado Springs have an airport?

Yes - The Colorado Springs Airport ( is located just minutes from downtown and is serviced by major airlines with non-stop and direct flights.

Is it affordable to fly into Colorado Springs?

Yes - When comparing us to Denver, car rental fees and taxes, drive time and the cost of gas combine to make Colorado Springs an affordable place to fly in to.

Is Colorado Springs easy to get to by car?

Yes - We are located just 70 miles south of Denver on Interstate 25.  It's a beautiful drive no matter which direction you're coming from.

Are there a lot of things for my attendees to do before and after meetings?

Yes - Colorado Springs is the second-largest city in Colorado, with over 600,000 residents.  We have major museums, and over 50 attractions that make Colorado Springs an exciting and sophisticated destination.

Does Colorado Springs have choices for arts & culture?

Yes - Colorado Springs is rich in culture, with a variety of museums, events, art exhibits and performances.  A full calendar is available at

Is Colorado Springs comfortable in the winter?

Yes - Colorado Springs enjoys a year-round mild climate.  While it does snow, it melts and evaporates quickly.  The low humidity keeps temperatures moderate and pleasant.

Is Colorado Springs comfortable in the summer?

Yes - The average daily temperature in July is 84 degrees and our low humidity keeps it from feeling hot and muggy.  Evenings are delightfully cool and bug free.

Is Colorado Springs an affordable destination?

Yes - Colorado Springs is home to several luxurious resorts, but pricing at these and other venues is very competitive.  Our lodging tax is only 2% and our car rental tax is only 1%, so your dollar goes further here.

Are there choices for dining and nightlife?

Yes - Colorado Springs has the state's only 5-diamond restaurant and a multitude of award-winning establishments to fit your mood, taste and budget.  Relaxing or high-energy lounges and nightclub are found in downtown Colorado Springs or nearby Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.

Are there some great places to shop?

Yes - The region boasts wonderful shopping experiences including Downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.  You'll also find great shops in Briargate and Castle Rock.

Can my attendees participate in a community service project? Yes - We have coordinated with some great local charities that would love to coordinate a project for your group. For more information click here.

Are all CVBs alike?

Absolutely not!  We have an experienced and customer-focused staff that is dedicated to making your event memorable and successful.  Let our DMAP certified staff help make your site selection and event planning easier and more cost effective.

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