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8 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

August 25, 2021

Colorado Springs has a long and tumultuous history related to the consumption of alcohol, and its current bar scene is reminiscent of its prohibition era past. Down the rabbit hole, into an alley, through a haberdashery — these are just a few of the ways into Colorado Springs’ hidden bar scene. It’s no coincidence that … Read more 8 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

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Need a Fun Night Out? Check Out These Bars for The Best Karaoke in Colorado Springs

August 4, 2021

From a bustling downtown scene to a local Irish pub — Colorado Springs has a wide variety of karaoke bars for your next night out on the town. Everyone has that one song they love to sing at karaoke — usually ‘Sweet Caroline’ or ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ — and in Colorado Springs, there’s always a … Read more Need a Fun Night Out? Check Out These Bars for The Best Karaoke in Colorado Springs

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5 Convenient Weekend Getaways from Denver, Colorado

March 3, 2021

Looking for the perfect weekend getaway in Colorado? Check out these 5 spots within a quick drive from Denver! Whether you’re a Denver local or just visiting the area, we’ve put together a list of unique and convenient stays, away from the hustle and bustle of the city! The best part? You won’t need a … Read more 5 Convenient Weekend Getaways from Denver, Colorado

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Japanese in the Rockies – Colorado Springs’ Best Sushi and Ramen Spots

February 17, 2021

Looking for the best sushi and ramen Colorado Springs has to offer? Here’s our list of the tastiest Japanese in the city! While Colorado Springs might not be the sushi capital of the world, you may be surprised to learn that our city is chock full of incredible and freshly prepared Japanese cuisine — from … Read more Japanese in the Rockies – Colorado Springs’ Best Sushi and Ramen Spots

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2021 Local Gift Guide and Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Colorado Springs

February 3, 2021

Valentine’s Day might look a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with the one you love! Check out our favorite local gifts this year and our tips on planning a romantic (and COVID-friendly) Valentine’s Day in Colorado Springs!   Colorado Springs Local Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Valentine’s Day is the … Read more 2021 Local Gift Guide and Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Colorado Springs

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8 Things to Add to Your 2021 Colorado Springs Bucket List

January 20, 2021

From thrilling adventures to culinary explorations, Colorado Springs is the perfect place for crossing items off your bucket list! Here’s our list of top things to do in Colorado Springs this year. Whether you’re visiting Colorado Springs for the first time or call this beautiful city home, there are plenty of bucket list activities that … Read more 8 Things to Add to Your 2021 Colorado Springs Bucket List

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Tips for Eating Out This Winter — Where to Go, What to Bring, and Why It’s Essential

January 6, 2021

Supporting local has never been more important! We’re giving you all the details on where to find comfortable outdoor dining, what to bring to stay warm, and ways you can support local businesses if you can’t go out! In just the past three months, over 10,000 restaurants across American have permanently closed due to the … Read more Tips for Eating Out This Winter — Where to Go, What to Bring, and Why It’s Essential

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What Did We Write About in 2020? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 23, 2020

The year 2020 was unexpected in many ways, but we are proud to have launched our first pop-up gift shop! Though many of our grand food tour plans got derailed in 2020, we are still proud of what we accomplished! Even while we were shut down, we continued to faithfully post to our blog every … Read more What Did We Write About in 2020? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Colorado Springs

December 9, 2020

Too-good-to-be-true chocolates, luxurious baked goods, fried to perfection donuts, and more — Colorado Springs has it all! Here at Rocky Mountain Food Tours, there’s nothing quite like the holidays to get us craving some sweet treats! From buttery baked goods to healthy sweets, and of course, the creamiest of ice creams, Colorado Springs is full … Read more Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Colorado Springs

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Rocky Mountain Food Tours’ 2020 Local Gift Guide

November 25, 2020

‘Tis the season to shop local and with the help of our 2020 gift guide, you’ll have no trouble finding meaningful gifts for your friends and family members this year! It’s time to end 2020 on a high note, so empty that Amazon shopping cart and opt for buying gifts from Colorado Springs’ amazing local … Read more Rocky Mountain Food Tours’ 2020 Local Gift Guide

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6 Fun Winter Activities in Colorado Springs

November 11, 2020

Lace up your skates, grab a sled, and prepare for the tastiest hot cocoa in the world — these 6 winter activities will warm your heart and soul this season! For some, winter is all about the holidays and skiing, but there’s so much more to be enjoyed this season! In fact, Colorado Springs does … Read more 6 Fun Winter Activities in Colorado Springs

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Our Guide to the Perfect Weekend Getaway in Buena Vista and Salida

October 28, 2020

Whether you’re visiting from far away or looking for an easy Colorado weekend getaway in the mountains, this guide will ensure an amazing weekend in Buena Vista and Salida! Just two hours west of Colorado Springs sit the charming neighboring mountain towns of Buena Vista and Salida. While Colorado is full of magical little towns … Read more Our Guide to the Perfect Weekend Getaway in Buena Vista and Salida

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CO.A.T.I — Colorado Springs’ Newest Culinary Adventure

September 30, 2020

There’s something for everyone at CO.A.T.I — From Korean street food to southern seafood, this food court style marketplace is the first of its kind in Colorado Springs! Colorado Springs’ South Tejon Street has been a slow work in progress as part of the city’s Southwest Downtown Urban Renewal plan. What was once an overlooked … Read more CO.A.T.I — Colorado Springs’ Newest Culinary Adventure

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Creative Ideas for Small Group Gatherings in Colorado Springs 

September 16, 2020

Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration with close friends or are simply looking to get a break from the typical COVID-19 park gathering, we’ve put together a list of five creative ways to gather in small groups in Colorado Springs! After months of quarantine and little social interaction, spending time with friends in the backyard … Read more Creative Ideas for Small Group Gatherings in Colorado Springs 

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Your Guide to The Perfect Trip to Colorado

September 2, 2020

Planning a visit to Colorado? Don’t miss these essential tips! Are you looking for a getaway that’s both relaxing and adventurous? Look no further than Colorado! Colorado’s scenic mountain landscape, endless activities, and fantastic food scene make it the perfect place for your next vacation. Plus, this centrally located state is an easy drive for … Read more Your Guide to The Perfect Trip to Colorado

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The Best Patios and Outdoor Dining in Colorado Springs

August 19, 2020

It’s not too late to soak up the last remaining warm summer evenings from the best outdoor patio dining options Colorado Springs has to offer! Social distancing and mask mandates might still be happening, but this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Colorado Springs and its amazing culinary scene! This city has endless outdoor dining options, … Read more The Best Patios and Outdoor Dining in Colorado Springs

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Top 7 Hotels and Resorts in Colorado Springs

August 5, 2020

Colorado Springs is a top vacation destination for families, lovers, and adventurers alike and there is no shortage when it comes to great places to stay! From historic resorts to stylish boutique hotels with kombucha on tap — there’s something for everyone at the foot of the Rocky Mountains! Colorado Springs is rich in history … Read more Top 7 Hotels and Resorts in Colorado Springs

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12 Greasy Spoons, Hidden Gems, and Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Colorado Springs

July 8, 2020

Don’t judge a book by its cover, especially when it comes to these restaurants. Colorado Springs is full of new restaurants with the hippest decor and dazzling Instagram feeds, however, some of the city’s best food is found in the most unlikely places. * With COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions ever changing, we encourage you to … Read more 12 Greasy Spoons, Hidden Gems, and Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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6 Incredible Ethnic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

June 24, 2020

Colorado Springs may be landlocked in the middle of America, but it’s chock full of incredible restaurants serving authentic cuisine from around the world! From Filipino adobo to Jamaican jerk chicken, Colorado Springs is an unassuming home to countless creators and chefs who are serving authentic food from their home countries. Some were brought here … Read more 6 Incredible Ethnic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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6 Guy-Approved Father’s Day Gifts For Colorado Dads

June 10, 2020

Get Dad An Awesome Gift While Supporting 20+ Local Colorado Businesses Stumped on what to get your dad or spouse this Father’s Day? Let’s face it – the men in our lives are often hard to buy for! That’s why we’ve come up with six amazing gift box sets perfect for any kind of dad. … Read more 6 Guy-Approved Father’s Day Gifts For Colorado Dads

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How Food Tours Are Totally Changing The Way We Travel

May 27, 2020

If you’re planning a trip to Colorado Springs or anywhere else in the world, make time in your itinerary for a food tour! Food tours provide access to local knowledge, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and local dishes that will blow you away – all in a few short hours! There’s no doubt you’ve taken a tour at … Read more How Food Tours Are Totally Changing The Way We Travel

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Rise and Shine! Here are the 8 Best Bakeries in Colorado Springs!

April 29, 2020

Fresh bread, custom cakes, and gluten free treats — Read about the most popular bakeries in Colorado Springs! The smell of fresh baked bread, a warm croissant, or a perfectly crumbly scone – for many, a good bakery is like a home away from home. In fact, whenever we travel, no matter where in the … Read more Rise and Shine! Here are the 8 Best Bakeries in Colorado Springs!

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Why A Food Tour is the Perfect Team Building Activity

April 15, 2020

For this year’s team building activity, ditch the awkward picnic and do something unique to make your team feel loved and valued! Colorado is full of innovative businesses, looking to be set apart from the ways of corporate America. Many businesses are prioritizing company culture – hiring for “cultural fit” before skill or experience and … Read more Why A Food Tour is the Perfect Team Building Activity

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Top 9 Historic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

March 18, 2020

The home of a famous actress, the old city morgue, and a historic elementary school — today’s restaurant scene in Colorado Springs harkens its intriguing past. Colorado Springs is a dream for nature lovers, coffee drinkers, and beer snobs, but did you know that it might just be a history buff’s paradise, too? The city … Read more Top 9 Historic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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Cheese, Pepperoni, & Garlic Bread – Here are the Top 12 Pizza Places in Colorado Springs!

March 4, 2020

Who doesn’t love a hot, delicious slice of pizza!? Seriously… we were dying while writing this post. It’s the Italian treat that we’ve all come to crave and that pizzerias from around the world have adopted to suit all varieties of taste and preference. And while Colorado Springs might be thousands of miles away from … Read more Cheese, Pepperoni, & Garlic Bread – Here are the Top 12 Pizza Places in Colorado Springs!

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Live Like a Local with this 3-Day Itinerary in Colorado Springs

February 19, 2020

Planning a trip to Colorado Springs? Here’s the perfect 3-day itinerary that includes delicious food, cultural activities, and outdoor excursions! Millions of people visit Colorado Springs every year to see its amazing mountain views and incredible hiking trails. It’s widely known for being the home of Pikes Peak (a.k.a. “America’s Mountain”), The U.S. Olympic Training … Read more Live Like a Local with this 3-Day Itinerary in Colorado Springs

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Amazing Date Ideas in Colorado Springs for 8 Different Types of Couples

February 5, 2020

Looking for creative date ideas in Colorado Springs? We’ve put together a list of date ideas for eight types of couples — from The Adventure Junkies to The Art Aficionados. No two couples are made the same! For some, an ideal date might include climbing a mountain while others might prefer getting lost in a … Read more Amazing Date Ideas in Colorado Springs for 8 Different Types of Couples

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Drink Up at These 9 Hip Coffee Shops and Cafes in Denver

January 22, 2020

Drop by Denver and you’ll see it’s full of active people. How do they keep their energy levels up? Through a steady drip of caffeine!  There’s a cafe around every corner, each with their own twist. Here’s the top nine coffee shops in Denver and a little about what each one has to offer:   … Read more Drink Up at These 9 Hip Coffee Shops and Cafes in Denver

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Top 10 Healthiest Places to Eat in Colorado Springs

January 8, 2020

Kickstart your healthy living goals with a new list of healthy places to eat in Colorado Springs! From smoothie bowls to comfort food, our list of the top 10 healthiest spots to eat in Colorado Springs includes something for everyone! Whether you’re on vacation, in the middle of a busy week of work, or enjoying … Read more Top 10 Healthiest Places to Eat in Colorado Springs

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What Did We Write About in 2019? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 25, 2019

A year for the books! 2019 was chocked full of amazing food, travel, and Colorado events. Every two weeks for the past four years, we have faithfully brought our readers foodie news, top 10 lists, and even some interesting history articles. If you would like to be on our mailing list to get blog updates … Read more What Did We Write About in 2019? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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10 Winter Activities to do in Colorado Besides Skiing

December 11, 2019

Can you imagine a Colorado winter without skiing or snowboarding? We just did! Fear not, there’s still tons to do! Check out these 10 Colorado winter activities to try this season. If you haven’t already noticed, Colorado doesn’t skip a beat when it comes to winter! By mid-November, most of the state has become a … Read more 10 Winter Activities to do in Colorado Besides Skiing

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Top 30 Things to do in Colorado Springs — The Ultimate Colorado Springs Bucket List

November 27, 2019

Calling all hikers, art lovers, foodies, and historians — Colorado Springs has something for you! Here are 30 incredible things to do in Colorado Springs! Colorado Springs is known for its beautiful mountain views and endless hiking trails, drawing more than 20 million visitors every year. The city is brimming with exciting experiences, from outdoor … Read more Top 30 Things to do in Colorado Springs — The Ultimate Colorado Springs Bucket List

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Buy Your Gifts at These 14 Local Shops and Boutiques in Colorado Springs

November 13, 2019

Wondering where to go holiday shopping in Colorado Springs? Check out this list of our favorite downtown shops and boutiques where you can find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Lemonade, handmade soap, boutique clothing, and beyond — Colorado Springs has an amazing collection of local stores, perfect for all of your Christmas … Read more Buy Your Gifts at These 14 Local Shops and Boutiques in Colorado Springs

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Your 1-Day Itinerary for the Perfect Anniversary in Colorado Springs

October 30, 2019

Whether you’re on a budget or looking to spend a pretty penny, check out our morning to night itinerary for the perfect day in Colorado Springs with your special someone! One year, ten years, fifty years — however long you’ve been married, your anniversary calls for a day of celebration! With amazing food, adventure at … Read more Your 1-Day Itinerary for the Perfect Anniversary in Colorado Springs

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Cheers! Here are the Top 10 Best Happy Hours in Downtown Colorado Springs

October 16, 2019

Great specials, amazing cocktails, and chill ambiance should put these restaurants at the top of the list for your next happy hour in downtown Colorado Springs. Enjoying your city’s local food scene can get pricey, and it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, returning to the same spot time and time again. Fear not! … Read more Cheers! Here are the Top 10 Best Happy Hours in Downtown Colorado Springs

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9 Best Places to Work Remotely in Colorado Springs

October 2, 2019

No office? Fear not! Colorado Springs is filled with incredible coffee shops perfect for freelancers and entrepreneurs to focus and grind. In recent years, Colorado Springs has seen a lot of growth, and as the city has grown, so has its coffee scene. It seems like overnight the Springs became a mecca for trendy craft … Read more 9 Best Places to Work Remotely in Colorado Springs

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7 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Colorado

September 18, 2019

Summer is about to end, and it’s time to get serious about making this fall in Colorado one for the books! Put on your comfiest sweater, grab a pumpkin spice latte, and join us in making the perfect fall bucket list.   Trade in your tank tops for turtlenecks and swap your margarita for a warm … Read more 7 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Colorado

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10 Colorado Springs Restaurants with Amazing Murals

September 4, 2019

If there’s one thing we love more than good food, it’s good art and these Colorado artists are blessing our local establishments with amazing murals you can’t miss! There’s no question about it, Colorado Springs is chock-full of incredible places to eat and drink! What you might not know is that it’s also filled with … Read more 10 Colorado Springs Restaurants with Amazing Murals

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Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Manitou Springs, Colorado

August 21, 2019

Home to hippies, healing water, and the best yerba mate west of the Mississippi — Manitou Springs is unlike any other place and most definitely worth a stay! It might be only a 15 minute drive west of Downtown Colorado Springs, but Manitou Springs feels like a different world entirely. This small, charming town was … Read more Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Manitou Springs, Colorado

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Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

August 7, 2019

For vegans and dairy lovers alike — Colorado Springs’ ice cream scene lacks nothing! Check out what makes these local spots so unique. “Summertime and the living is easy” — except when it’s 90 degrees out and all you want is a cold, sweet treat to cool you down. Colorado Springs is full of fun … Read more Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

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Our 5 Favorite Food Trucks in Colorado Springs

July 24, 2019

Carts, wagons, Weiner mobiles, and trucks — the food truck industry has come a long way, and Colorado Springs’ unique food truck scene is taking it to the next level. Food trucks may seem like a recent addition to the American food scene, however, they actually hold a deep seated place in the world of … Read more Our 5 Favorite Food Trucks in Colorado Springs

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Your Guide to Summer Outdoor Concerts in Colorado Springs

July 10, 2019

Concerts in Colorado Springs offer everything from fun date night opportunities to family adventures. Check out this list of 6 amazing concert series! From Bluegrass to Latin swing, there are a variety of local bands that can be found playing during one of the many outdoor concert series this summer. Whether you’re new in town … Read more Your Guide to Summer Outdoor Concerts in Colorado Springs

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15 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Colorado

June 26, 2019

Fireworks, concerts, art festivals and beyond — If you’re spending this Fourth of July 2019 in Colorado, you’ll have no trouble finding fun activities for your whole family to enjoy! Check out our list of activities happening in Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins!   Colorado Springs, Colorado 1. The Tri-Lakes 4th of July … Read more 15 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Colorado

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The Best Colorado Father’s Day for Every Type of Dad

June 12, 2019

We’re here to help you create the perfect Father’s Day in Colorado Springs, Denver and around the state Let’s be real, dads can be hard to shop for! You can only buy so many button-up shirts, bottles of whiskey, or recliner chairs. Father’s Day is a day to celebrate your dad (or the father to … Read more The Best Colorado Father’s Day for Every Type of Dad

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Guide to The Perfect First Friday Art Walk in Colorado Springs

May 29, 2019

Colorado Springs’ First Friday Art Walk is filled with art, wine, music and food! As a proud sponsor of the Colorado Springs’ First Friday Art Walk, we wanted to create a guide to planning your ideal First Friday. The perfect event for those who like art, wine, and live music, the 2020 First Friday Art … Read more Guide to The Perfect First Friday Art Walk in Colorado Springs

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7 Steps to Planning the Perfect Mother’s Day in Colorado Springs

May 1, 2019

Wondering what to do for Mother’s Day in Colorado Springs? We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to treating your mom like a queen! We can all agree that being a mom is one of the most sacrificial jobs someone can have. The job description usually involves growing a whole human inside of your own body, … Read more 7 Steps to Planning the Perfect Mother’s Day in Colorado Springs

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Your Guide to Authentic Tacos in Colorado Springs

April 17, 2019

Say goodbye to mom’s ground beef taco nights and say hello to sipping on hibiscus margaritas Many of us grew up with a regular “taco night” in our weekly or monthly dinner rotations. Mom would buy some big flour tortillas, flavor ground beef with a brightly colored store bought package, and top it off with … Read more Your Guide to Authentic Tacos in Colorado Springs

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Top 10 Things to do in Denver

April 3, 2019

If you have limited time, make sure to hit these Denver highlights Denver is a cosmopolitan town with a relaxed vibe that has something to offer everyone. Whether you’re looking for great music, great food, or great views, you’ll find some of the top Denver attractions below.   1. Denver’s Union Station If you took … Read more Top 10 Things to do in Denver

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Female Pioneers: Outstanding Women in Colorado’s History

March 20, 2019

They say the future is female, but our past is as well Colorado history is rich and steeped in legends. Cowboys of the silver screen were tamer versions of the outlaws that once roamed the streets of Colorado Springs. From its days as a frontier oasis to today, Colorado is a place where pioneers make … Read more Female Pioneers: Outstanding Women in Colorado’s History

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Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Colorado Springs (Updated for 2020!)

March 6, 2019

Parades, green beer, and Celtic music — St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado Springs has a little something for everyone! It’s time to break out your festive green sweater and kilt! Colorado Springs lacks nothing when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Whether you’re a bar crawler, a music lover, or looking for kid-friendly activities, … Read more Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Colorado Springs (Updated for 2020!)

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Your Guide to the Perfect 2020 Spring Break in Colorado (updated!)

February 20, 2019

What’s Spring Break in Colorado like? Think Tubing down a mountainside, learning how to cave dive, feeding giraffes at the nation’s highest zoo, and more! Colorado is the perfect place for a family Spring Break trip. You’ll find plenty of snow sports in the High Country (for both novices and pros alike), moderate weather along … Read more Your Guide to the Perfect 2020 Spring Break in Colorado (updated!)

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International Food Tour: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

February 13, 2019

It’s tacos and tequila on this Puerto Vallarta Food Tour The food tourism community is growing, and we have been making friends all over the world. Check out our recent posts about Barcelona, Dublin, The Netherlands; and stateside we have Austin, San Francisco, and Palm Springs. It’s not only fun to see how other companies … Read more International Food Tour: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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6 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Colorado Springs (Updated for 2020!)

February 6, 2019

Want to get creative this Valentine’s Day? There are plenty of unique ways to celebrate with your special someone in Colorado Springs!  Valentine’s Day is always a fun excuse to wear something fancy and eat at your favorite restaurant in the middle of potentially the most boring month of the year. If you’re planning on … Read more 6 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Colorado Springs (Updated for 2020!)

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Walk on the Wild Side with These Colorado Springs Restaurants

January 23, 2019

When your quarks and creativity make your food that much better and more delicious Just a short 1-hour drive south from Denver, Colorado Springs is rapidly becoming an exciting destination for gourmands of all types. New restaurants in Colorado Springs are popping up all over the place, and many are opting to celebrate local cuisine in a way never … Read more Walk on the Wild Side with These Colorado Springs Restaurants

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The History Behind Colorado Springs’ Nickname “Little London”

January 9, 2019

Bobbies, Victorian architecture, savouries, and more were mainstays in the early years of Colorado Springs Nearly 150 years ago, Colorado Springs was donned the nickname “Little London,” which still persists today. Local law enforcement were called “Bobbies,” structures were built in the Victorian-style, and the wealthy townspeople attended ritzy soirees akin to those happening over the pond. But, … Read more The History Behind Colorado Springs’ Nickname “Little London”

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What Did We Write About in 2018? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 26, 2018

In 2018, our blog was packed with relevant foodie news, chef and top restaurant interviews, and more! We don’t just provide amazing food tours in Colorado, we are also experts in local foodie news, events, and restaurants. And we post it all on this blog for you to enjoy whenever you like! At the end of every year, we provide … Read more What Did We Write About in 2018? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado

December 12, 2018

It’s time to start making plans for how you’ll ring in the New Year! Time’s Square gets a lot of buzz but it’s far from the only party. For a classic winter wonderland with thoroughly modern energy, look no further than Colorado. Across the state, major cities are offering a wide range of New Year’s … Read more Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado

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What is the Best Season to Visit Colorado Springs?

November 28, 2018

Here’s a list of the best things to do in Colorado Springs for every season Tourists flock to our beautiful city all year round to enjoy different experiences. Read more below to discover some of the various things to do in Colorado Springs along with information on what kind of weather you can expect. In addition … Read more What is the Best Season to Visit Colorado Springs?

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Colorado Craft: Redefining Casual Dining in Colorado Springs

November 14, 2018

Interview with Mario Vasquez  & Bryan Bradigan   Co-Owners of Colorado Craft 15 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Inside the landmark building formerly home to The Ritz, Colorado Craft is building a new legacy in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. Sporting a clean and modern look, Colorado Craft is redefining … Read more Colorado Craft: Redefining Casual Dining in Colorado Springs

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Take this Fun Van Tour the Next Time You’re in Austin

October 31, 2018

Hit All the Highlights in Just 2 Hours! Noel and I (Samantha) are usually busy giving food tours in Colorado all year long, but recently we had the opportunity to explore the colorful city of Austin, TX. We were there for the fourth annual Global Food Tourism Conference where we got to rub shoulders with nearly … Read more Take this Fun Van Tour the Next Time You’re in Austin

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Top 6 Cider Houses in Colorado

October 17, 2018

It’s fall in Colorado, so that means candy corn, caramel apples, and of course, cider! In these parts of the country, cideries are popping up in celebration of a different fermented fruit: apples. So, where can Coloradans go to experience the crisp taste, golden color, and growing fan base of this gluten-free libation? While the … Read more Top 6 Cider Houses in Colorado

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The Ultimate Guide to Distilleries in Colorado Springs

October 3, 2018

We have a surprising number of outstanding places to experience locally distilled spirits! Perfectly nestled at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is arguably Colorado’s top booze destination. The locale has always been the cream of the crop when it comes to hops and barley. Today, local booze lovers are breaking the mold with … Read more The Ultimate Guide to Distilleries in Colorado Springs

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Top 11 Fall Festivals To Attend In Colorado In 2018

September 19, 2018

Your Scoop on 2018 Foodie-Themed Fall Festivals in Colorado With gorgeous weather and golden trees, autumn is an exciting time in Colorado. There are several foodie themed fall festivals throughout our beloved state offering chances to eat, drink, and have a good time. Not only can you hop on a Food Tour with us in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado also hosts … Read more Top 11 Fall Festivals To Attend In Colorado In 2018

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Planning on moving to Colorado Springs? Here is what to expect!

September 5, 2018

Welcome to Colorful Colorado Are you considering a move to settle in Colorado either by yourself or with your family? Well, if you are, you can rest assured that you will be relocating to a great place. Colorado Springs has plenty to offer you including a low cost of living, high quality of life, delicious … Read more Planning on moving to Colorado Springs? Here is what to expect!

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Everybody Welcome: How Fannie Mae Duncan Helped Unite Colorado Springs

August 22, 2018

The History of Colorado Springs’ Famous Cotton Club Being both Black and female, Fannie Mae Duncan was a champion of racial accord at a time when courage and resolve such as hers was desperately needed and in short supply. One woman set out to effect change in the one realm under her domain. She welcomed … Read more Everybody Welcome: How Fannie Mae Duncan Helped Unite Colorado Springs

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8 Ways to Jazz Up the Classic Burger

August 8, 2018

Burgers have been a mainstay at American tables for generations. You’ve probably tried a classic version: ground beef between two pieces of bread with your choice of condiments and garnishes. This staple food makes a great base for you to unleash your inner chef. There are so many mouthwatering and creative ways that you can … Read more 8 Ways to Jazz Up the Classic Burger

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7 Activities to Enjoy with Your Teens in Colorado Springs

July 25, 2018

There are a lot of fun things to do in Colorado Springs with your teens! Teens can be the toughest age group to please at times, and most parents often struggle to give them a vacation that they can enjoy. Lucky for you, if you are planning on visiting Colorado Springs, there are plenty of … Read more 7 Activities to Enjoy with Your Teens in Colorado Springs

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Newly Stationed in Colorado Springs? Take A Food Tour!

July 11, 2018

Newly stationed military families or visitors to Colorado Springs military installations can get a taste of the local food scene with a food tour. Colorado Springs began as a resort town, but today it’s home to five major military bases including: United States Air Force Academy, Fort Carson Army Base, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command), … Read more Newly Stationed in Colorado Springs? Take A Food Tour!

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Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 2

June 27, 2018

Top 10 Date Ideas to Surprise Your Honey This Summer As the temperature rises this summer, fan the flame of your love with a fun and exciting date. In Part 1 of this blog post, we covered places to dine for either morning, afternoon, or night. And now for Part 2, we’re uncovering some of … Read more Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 2

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Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 1

June 13, 2018

Planning a summertime date in Colorado Springs? Here is our list of some of the most romantic and fun places to dine. Stay tuned for Part 2, which will feature things to do!  Summer is here, which means blankets on the grass, beer and wine in your cooler, and late nights listening to outdoor music. We’re doing … Read more Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 1

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Interview With Mark Henry: Rooster’s House of Ramen

May 30, 2018

Interview with Mark Henry   Owner and Chef of Rooster’s House of Ramen 323 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Meet the newest destination on the Sunday route of our Delicious Downtown Food Tour – Rooster’s House of Ramen! Mark Henry, owner and executive chef, is a Food Network Chopped Champion and victor of … Read more Interview With Mark Henry: Rooster’s House of Ramen

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What’s On Tap for 2018 in Colorado Springs

May 16, 2018

Craft breweries are all the rage in Colorado Springs, and for good reason! Local breweries are gaining popularity not only for their specialty drafts but also for the novel experience they provide. Many breweries are catching up to wine bars and vineyards with the fashionable experiences offered to guests. In Colorado Springs, brew pubs are … Read more What’s On Tap for 2018 in Colorado Springs

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How to Plan a Food-Inspired Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

May 2, 2018

Foodie Bride? Focus on great food and yummy cocktails for a memorable girls’ night out. Do you hear bells ringing? It’s wedding season! You’ve been donned Maid of Honor or BFF, and now it’s your duty to plan a fun bachelorette party for the girls. You know your bride would skip the nightclubs for some … Read more How to Plan a Food-Inspired Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

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Food Tour in Palm Springs

April 18, 2018

A recap of our fun afternoon with Desert Tasty Tours Take a vacation to Palm Springs, California, and you’ll be met with a desert oasis filled with palm trees and 1950s memorabilia. There are lots of things to do here including the Aerial Tramway, Air Museum, and the Palm Springs Art Museum. But the thing … Read more Food Tour in Palm Springs

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Take a Trip to Mexico Without Leaving Colorado Springs

April 4, 2018

Take This Cooking Class to Learn How to Make Delicious Mexican Cuisine Colorado Springs has many fun local attractions. From the Garden of the Gods to Manitou Springs to numerous cultural activities at the local museums, there are countless extraordinary things to do. But for those looking for something unusual, less touristy, and definitely tasty, a cooking class should land a … Read more Take a Trip to Mexico Without Leaving Colorado Springs

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5 Star Chefs in Colorado Springs

March 21, 2018

If you’re a foodie traveler like us, you’ll want to splurge on craft food and drinks as your city souvenirs. We choose the finest restaurants for our food tours so you get to sample specialty items and enjoy unique atmospheres you can only find in Colorado Springs. Most of our restaurant stops are run by … Read more 5 Star Chefs in Colorado Springs

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Top 3 Colorado Springs Cocktails

March 7, 2018

What is there to do in Colorado Springs aside from seeing the mountains and falls? We like to eat, drink, and explore the city’s local watering holes. But for those of you who aren’t avid beer-drinkers, you can find more upscale cocktail bars and fine restaurants in downtown Colorado Springs. Looking for the perfect Colorado cocktail? … Read more Top 3 Colorado Springs Cocktails

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5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado
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5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado

February 7, 2018

Tour our great state and enjoy some tasty brews We branched out from our home city of Colorado Springs to tour the state in search of some stellar Colorado breweries. Not only do these breweries have some tasty brews, but they also offer tours of their facility for those who want a behind the scenes … Read more 5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado

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New Tastes from Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social

January 24, 2018

Here’s a list of our favorite bites from their soft opening preview. Restaurants in downtown Colorado Springs are embracing a new era of food that prioritizes quality ingredients from local purveyors, a rotating seasonal menu, and modern twists on classic recipes. We’re also seeing drink menus expand as they feature any and everything Colorado brewed, … Read more New Tastes from Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social

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Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market
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Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market

January 10, 2018

We discovered some amazing new artisan treats at the Pikes Peak Market right in Downtown Colorado Springs! The artisan food scene in Colorado Springs just got a mega boost with the recent opening of Pikes Peak Market in downtown. Debuting on November 1, 2017 just in the time for the holidays, this rustic space located … Read more Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market

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What Did We Write About in 2017? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 27, 2017

A lot of exiting news filled our blog during 2017, and we wanted to end the year with a quick recap! We tasted a lot of great food, traveled to far off places, and interviewed our partners to get to know them better. But the thing we’ll remember most from 2017 is you! In 2017, … Read more What Did We Write About in 2017? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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Noel’s Food Tour in San Francisco’s Mission District
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Noel’s Food Tour in San Francisco’s Mission District

November 15, 2017

Our Culinary Walk Through San Francisco’s Mission District Hello all, Noel here! My husband and I took a vacation to California recently and marked San Francisco our first stop. With so many things to see and do, it was difficult to narrow down which attractions would make the final cut. But one thing we knew for sure was that we … Read more Noel’s Food Tour in San Francisco’s Mission District

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Samantha’s Hawaiian Food Adventures

November 1, 2017

Our Babymoon and Favorite Hawaiian Food Recap Aloha! Whenever I (Samantha) have the opportunity to savor great food while traveling, I like to share it with all of you – my fellow foodies! I am due with our first baby in early November (a girl!), so to celebrate our final days together as a couple, my … Read more Samantha’s Hawaiian Food Adventures

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Interview with The Rabbit Hole

October 18, 2017

Interview with Matt Baumgartner   General Manager of The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903     We never tire of taking groups to the ever popular and always crazy busy subterranean restaurant known as The Rabbit Hole. Owner Joe Campana has created a wonderland of cocktails and food in a swanky atmosphere right … Read more Interview with The Rabbit Hole

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Interview with Brother Luck: Four by Brother Luck

October 4, 2017

Interview with Brother Luck   Owner and Chef of Four by Brother Luck 321 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       When a chef of Brother Luck’s caliber decides to set up shop in Colorado Springs when they could easily make it big in a larger metropolitan city, we certainly don’t complain! Chef Luck … Read more Interview with Brother Luck: Four by Brother Luck

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Interview with Richard Warner: Bingo Burger

September 20, 2017

Interview with Richard Warner   Owner of Bingo Burger 132 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Nothing beats a good burger. Mix that with our locally famous Pueblo Green Chiles and a boozy shake on the side, and culinary bliss is on its way! For the past couple of years, we’ve been bringing … Read more Interview with Richard Warner: Bingo Burger

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Interview with Odyssey Gastropub

September 6, 2017

Interview with Tyler  and Jenny Sherman   Owners of Odyssey Gastropub 311 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       This hip joint in downtown Colorado Springs opened its doors in November 2014 and is always hopping with a diverse group of grub-loving locals. We’ve been honored to work with them since our relaunch … Read more Interview with Odyssey Gastropub

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Interview with Savory Spice Shop

August 23, 2017

Interview with Dick and Mary Frieg   Owners of Savory Spice Shop 110 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       If you’ve never been to a speciality spice shop, you’re missing out! We know we’ve been guilty of keeping large tin spice jars in our cabinets for FAR too long. Maybe you’ve … Read more Interview with Savory Spice Shop

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Announcing Friday Food Tours!

August 9, 2017

Take advantage of this limited edition food tour In addition to our normal Saturday and Sunday food tours in Downtown Colorado Springs, we are adding a limited number of tours on Friday starting August 18! What’s on the menu? This menu is delicious! As we walk through downtown Colorado Springs, you’ll experience food and drink from the following … Read more Announcing Friday Food Tours!

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Interview with Claudette Hutchinson: Spice Island Grill

July 12, 2017

Interview with Claudette Hutchinson   Co-Owner of Spice Island Grill 10 N. Sierra Madre Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903     Spice Island Grill is a veteran on our list of destinations for our Original Colorado Springs Food Tour in Colorado Springs. We are the first to admit that we love their food! But we’re … Read more Interview with Claudette Hutchinson: Spice Island Grill

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