10 Things You Didn’t Know About Colorado Springs

By Becca Blond AFKI Original Published: April 7, 2014, 7:30 am

Evangelical Christian conservatives, medical marijuana refuges, a top-ranking liberal arts college and multiple military installations contribute to the diversity of Colorado Springs. Colorado’s second-largest city is in a picture-perfect location below Pikes Peak, the 14,100-foot mountain that inspired Katharine Lee Bates’ “America the Beautiful.” It is home to a wonderful assortment of natural attractions and man-made distractions. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Colorado Springs, including some essential experiences.

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