Showing posts from September, 2019

Best Places Near Colorado Springs for Aspen Tree Fall Foliage Viewing

Fall is a magical time in the Pikes Peak region. Crisp, autumn air welcomes vibrantly colored leaves that put on a dazzling display of color that brings people from miles to witness. Every year, visitors and locals alike set out into the wilderness to experience the beauty and serenity that come with the changing aspen leaves.

The leaves usually begin changing in early September and last no longer than mid October. The display begins high up in the mountains, and works its way down in elevation as the temperature gets colder. Splashes of yellow, orange and red all mingle for a beautiful scene. The late spring melt and fairly gentle summer weather should bode well for the aspens this fall. These conditions may also lengthen the time the leaves are on the trees (which means more time for you to enjoy the views).

Here is a list of the best areas in the Pikes Peak region to view the autumn colors:

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Kick Back and Enjoy Some Free Music at Music on the Mesa!

Of all the things that Colorado is known for, music is in the top 5 list of things to do! Many folks have heard of live music venues around Colorado, such as the Red Rocks, Fillmore, Aggie Theater, and 10 Mile Music Hall. Another great music series event that people enjoy locally is the Gold Hill Mesa’s outdoor concert series. Get all the details right here!

Gold Hill Mesa's Outdoor Concert Series
Come experience Gold Hill Mesa’s outdoor concert series, where rockin’ on the front porch is taken quite literally. With wildly popular “Music on the Mesa” concerts throughout the summer and September, enjoy music from all genres in a charming front porch community. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, family and friends.

It’s FREE to attend and there is plenty of free parking. Delicious food and unique craft vendors will be on site each week. With a festival atmosphere, there is something for the whole family. A portion of all vendor proceeds from this year's series benefit Rocky Mountain PBS…