Nice place to raise a family
Colorado Springs is a nice place to live and raise a family. For the number of people that live here, ~750k in the metro area, the roads aren’t that crowded, at least not where I live or typically drive.
That said, in the summer, highway 24 can get pretty congested heading west toward Manitou Springs from I-25, as thats where most of the “touristy” spots are, and Manitou itself gets very crowded for the same reason. Compared to other cities with the same population size, however, I’d say traffic is probably lighter here, but my other experiences are mainly the Twin Cities and Phoenix, so take that with a grain of salt.
The weather is.... interesting... to say the least. Prime example, it’s April 2020 as I type this, and on Saturday it was sunny and 74 degrees. My yard is turning green and and I spent much of the day outside. The next day, Sunday, we didn’t get above 30.
That’s pretty typical throughout the winter, we’ll have several Read More