About Colorado


Let's have a look around into background of Colorado
  • County: El Paso
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 38.846127
  • Longitude: -104.800644
  • Time zone: Mountain Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Colorado

  • Climate: Tropical and Sub-Tropical Steppe Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May

Location

Colorado Springs is the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado. Colorado Springs has a total population of 456,568 (2015 Census)

Distance from Colorado center to Airport

Colorado Springs Airport is the main and is the second busiest commercial airport in the state.

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 20 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Colorado Springs Airport
  • Rail: BNSF Railway and Union Pacific
  • Road: Bus: Mountain Metropolitan transit

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Albuquerque

Location

Albuquerque is the most populous city in the US state of New Mexico. Albuquerque has a total population of 557,169 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Cold Semi-Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Tingley Coliseum
  • Old Town Albuquerque
  • Sandia Peak Tramway




Denver

Location

It is the capital and also the most populous municipality of Colorado , with a population of about 4,757,713 (2015 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Semi Arid – Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to late March
Tourist Attractions
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver Millennium Bridge
  • Colorado State Capitol

Emergency Contact Numbers in Colorado city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 402 544 5000 (Union Pacific)
  • Airport: +1 719 550 1900 (Colorado Springs Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 505 242 4444 (St. Francis Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Colorado Springs

  • Pike Peak
  • Festival of Lights Parade
  • Micro brewer’s Exposition

Tourist Attractions

  • Pikes Peak
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Seven Falls

Theatre & Concerts

  • Stargazers Theatre
  • The Loft Music Venue
  • Pikes Peak Center

Visit Top Restaurants in Colorado

  • Over Easy
  • Caspian Cafe Mediterranean
  • Paravicini's

Top Shopping Centers in Colorado

  • The Citadel
  • The Promenade Shops at Briargate
  • Amy's Hallmark

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Ghost Town Museum
  • Garden of Gods Visitor and Nature
  • Chavez Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Rainbow Trout – Mason Jar
  • Injera - Uchenna
  • Roulade – Edelweiss Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox – Baseball
  • Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC – Soccer
  • Colorado Gold Kings – Ice Hockey

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.75
  • Taxi: $ 3 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1235.13
  • Cheap meal: $ 15
  • Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 55
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