Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a vibrant city that succeeds in combining business with leisure. Many major corporations are headquartered or have a presence here. Plus, the city is primed to hold conferences or trade shows of all sizes with plenty of convention space. The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is 11 miles east of downtown which makes for a quick trip to both the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Center and Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center. Should you decide to rent a car during your stay, the National Car Rental booth is in the airport terminal.
Incredible Scenery and Views
Colorado Springs is near Pikes Peak, a 14,114-ft. mountain peak in the Rocky Mountains. Visitors have the option of going up to the summit via a cog railway or driving their cars. Driving the Pikes Peak Highway is the perfect way to take a break from a busy day and take in some stunning views. But the panorama isn't the only sight to see while on the road; you'll also find all kinds of vehicles to marvel on the Pikes Peak Highway, from antique Model Ts to roadsters and motorcycles. You can also head over to the Garden of the Gods for a stunning view of the iconic mountain should driving up it be too much effort.
A Popular Place for Business
Colorado Springs attracts professionals across many industries. If you work in manufacturing, telecommunication, information technology, healthcare or financial services, you might find yourself in Colorado Springs at some point. Employers that include Progressive Corporation insurance company, Northrup Grumman Corporation, Peterson Air Force Base, and Oracle America, Inc. all have corporate offices located here. And when it comes down to it, it's not a bad place to run a business with all the natural beauty and strategic location in the Rocky Mountains.
An Incredible Selection of Restaurants
Restaurants in Colorado Springs are diverse, to say the least. You might find yourself at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant one night for Celtic fare, then at Edelweiss Restaurant for German/Austrian meals the next. You'll find everything from Southwestern fare to Ethiopian food and breweries in between. It's hard to go hungry when there are so many options.