Articles for tag: Comanche, Pikes Peak, Pueblo, Taos

Karla News

Haunted Places in and Near Pueblo Colorado

Here in Pueblo county is the battle site of Cuerno Verde . In 1777, Teodoro del Croix, Commander General of the Internal Provinces, appointed de Anza Governor of New Mexico in hopes that he could do something about the Comanche problem. Upon his arrival in Nuevo Mexico, de Anza quickly determined that previous forays against ...

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Colorado Springs Attractions for Families

Colorado Springs is a modern city with a small town feel. It is the home of several military installations including the Air Force Academy. Tourism is a very important part of Colorado Springs. Many of the abundant family friendly activities revolve around the outdoors and the amazing beauty surrounding the Colorado Springs area. If you ...

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Coffee Hot Spots in Colorado Springs

These shops are all located downtown so you can make a quick pit stop in between shopping and enjoy a hot cup of Joe. You may just find your newest and most favorite coffee shop in town. Be advised Starbucks fans, I didn’t go there. Let’s start with my highest rating 4.75 out of 5 ...

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Pikes Peak In Iowa- Not in Colorado

Pikes Peak in Colorado is known as America’s Mountain. Every year, visitors from around the world marvel at its beauty and size. It is the first peak in the Rocky Mountain chain people heading West through Colorado see. Topping off at 14,110 feet above sea level, it was a rallying cry for those making their ...

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Driving Up Pikes Peak

Here’s an object lesson in cavalier spontaneity. Last Wednesday I had the day off, as did my sister-in-law. I was planning on driving around Boulder, perhaps finding a café, as per my usual habits, to surf the internet and get some writing done. I was standing in my kitchen drinking coffee when my SIL walks ...

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Best Day Trips In and Around Colorado Springs, CO

Garden Of The Gods Purchased in 1879 by railroad tycoon Charles Perkins, Garden Of The Gods was immediately recognized as a special place worth preserving. In 1909 the land was donated to city of Colorado Springs to be developed into a park. The park is still very much the same as it was in the ...