Those who have made the decision to rent an apartment in Colorado Springs discovered that they weren't missing a whole lot, except traffic conundrums, by eschewing Denver 71 miles up the freeway. Comfortable and safe city living in Colorado Springs with a population of about 380,000 is hard to beat. It's also the home of the United States Air Force Academy which is one of the prime reasons apartment rentals are plentiful as well as offering tons of things to do in the area.
Several locations come to mind when considering an apartment complex where you can unpack your bags and consider it "just like home." The Oasis Apartments in Colorado Springs and the Sagebrook apartments will fit your budget.
Being the second largest city in the state, Colorado Springs is one area where many visit but end up unpacking their bags. Spectacular beauty, family attractions, museums, and natural landmarks like Pikes Peak where you can visit via a train or helicopter, take your family to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, or plan outdoor balloon rides in the summer. And when it comes time to visit the local bars and restaurants you might want to join the festive crowd at the Blue Star bar in downtown Colorado Springs.
Another thing about Colorado Springs living is that from summer to winter, there is never a dull moment in terms of "what to do next." Hiking, snowboarding, rafting and camping will keep you busy all year around. Colorado Springs is a popular destinations for many due to the Air Force Academy. There are over 150 apartment locations in the city with monthly rental fees ranging from reasonable to "high-dollar." It all depends on your budget and how long you plan to stay, but the northeast section of Colorado Springs is choice.Source: The Colorado Springs, CO housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).