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Colorado Springs with Tweens: A Perfect Family Day

by Cathleen Shaffer. Posted Oct 4th 2010 10:03 PM
Colorado Springs with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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Our family recently planned a family vacation in the beautiful and vibrant area of Colorado Springs, Colorado, located about 70 miles south of Denver. The Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak and Manitou Springs area is filled to the brim with both indoor and outdoor activities. What to do? We all took turns picking out places to see and things to do in Colorado Springs, and we found out there is a lot more to do in the area than you can pack into a day! If you are planning a trip to Colorado Springs with tweens, allow me to recommend a few of my family's favorites.
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Adventure Activities in Colorado Springs - Try if You Dare

by Cathleen Shaffer. Posted Sep 23rd 2010 11:47 AM
Adventure Activity Colorado Springs

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While it certainly lives up to its reputation as a resort community, Colorado Springs is a city full of surprises. It is home to many Olympic athletes in training, the United States Air Force Academy, the World Figure Skating Museum, and the Prorodeo Hall of Fame. In addition to the man-made attractions that bring tourists in droves, Colorado Springs boasts outdoor activities and natural wonders to enthrall the adventurer in us all. The faithful return to "The Springs" year after year, each visit promising a new experience. If you're looking for an adventure activity in Colorado Springs, read on.
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Colorado Springs with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Virginia Wesley. Posted Sep 13th 2010 04:17 PM
Colorado Springs with Kids: A Family Vacation


Being the grandmother of a 6-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy, I know something about what works for kids in my city of Colorado Springs, CO. With a backdrop of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains and weather that offers 300-plus days of sunshine yearly, one can hardly go wrong on a family vacation with kids in Colorado Springs. Parents and children alike will enjoy a fun-filled day with educational experiences as well as plenty of good food and exercise.

Here is my suggested itinerary for the best family vacation day in Colorado Springs with kids:
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Top 10 U.S. Family Vacation Destinations

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 1st 2009 02:30 PM
Dads cling to the idea that everyone should be happy, but the deck is stacked against them. Sometimes, the more they try to enforce fun, the more their enthusiasm is rejected. Fun cannot always be coerced when kids are bored by an uninspiring locale. Picking a vacation destination that works for everyone can make the difference between a relaxed, fun drive and a white-knuckled, psycho dad.
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