Colorado Springs – Waldo Canyon Fire update and some great discounts!

The Waldo Canyon Fire is 100 percent contained thanks to the tireless efforts of firefighters and first responders!!

The best way to help Colorado Springs is to encourage travelers back to their gorgeous landmarks such as Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain and Garden of the Gods Park. Please help the residents and business owners by passing these deals along!

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Vacationers can take advantage of multiple “Welcome Back” deals including:

Lodging

Adobe Inn at Cascade

Book three or more nights at this peaceful southwestern B&B in the mountains and enjoy $50.00 off a romantic dinner for two at Joseph’s Fine Dining. A full gourmet breakfast in suite each morning is included. Valid through August 31, 2012. Mention CVB special upon reservation. 719.684.2194 www.theinnatcascade.com

Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Colorado Springs North

Book and stay through August 31, 2012 and the property will donate $10 for every night stayed to support Colorado wildfire relief. Ask for the wildfire rate. www.coloradosprings.gardeninn.com www.coloradosprings.homewoodsuites.com

Bristlecone Lodge
Guests receive 30 percent off the daily rate when booking at one of these eight beautiful cabin suites. Price includes complimentary breakfast. Just a 10 minute walk to downtown, restaurants and stores. 719.687.9518 www.bristleconebb.com

Americas Best Value Inn Villa Motel

Stay two nights and the third night is free. Available Sunday-Thursday nights through August 31, 2012. Rate is best available rate and no additional discounts can be applied. This deal is only available by calling 719.685-5492. Must be booked in advance. Please ask the agent to book the “Welcome Back Deal.” http://villamotel.com

Every Reservation Plants a Tree

Courtyard Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn Air Force Academy, Springhill Suites and TownePlace Suites are all offering a breath of fresh air with every new reservation. Each property will plant a tree in Waldo Canyon on the guest’s behalf.

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Attractions

Performance Tours Rafting

Half Price Rafting, buy one raft trip at full price and the second person rafts at 50 percent off. Offer valid for any size group. 800.328.7238. www.performancetours.com

River Runners Rafting

River Runners has been rafting since 1972 and celebrates 40 seasons in 2012. Buy one get one 1/2 off Tuesday or Thursday. Browns Canyon and Bighorn Sheep Canyon full day trips only. Not valid with other offers. New reservations only. Book online code: BESTDEAL2012 or 800.723.8987. www.whitewater.net

Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours

Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours would like to thank all those who visit the city. They feel the best way to experience the beauty of the area is on a bike. To say “thank you”, they’re offering $10 off any bike tour. Offer is not valid with any other promotion. Mention “Welcome Back Colorado Springs” when making reservation. www.bikepikespeak.com

Dining

Famous Steak House

Enjoy a 3-course dinner for $34.95 through July 31, 2012. Includes choice of salad, tenderloin, ribeye or salmon and dessert. Available after 4pm daily. www.thefamoussteakhouse.net

Stagecoach Inn

Enjoy 10 percent off up to $50. 719.685.9400 www.stagecoachinn.com

Craftwood Inn

Enjoy 10 percent off up to $50. 719.685.900 www.craftwood.com

Colorado Springs welcomes back visitors to the beauty, attractions and world-class events of this southern Colorado city. The destination encourages involvement by viewing and sharing the “Welcome Back” video.

To view all Welcome Back Colorado Springs deals, go to http://www.visitcos.com/welcome-back-colorado-springs. For more ways to help those affected by the wildfires in Colorado, visit www.helpcoloradonow.org.

About Colorado Springs, CO

Founded as a resort town in 1871, Colorado Springs is Colorado’s second largest city with a population of 414,658. Offering over 300 days of annual sunshine and more than 55 man-made and natural attractions, Colorado Springs and the surrounding region is a popular destination for families, outdoor enthusiasts and couples. The region consists of El Paso, Fremont and Teller Counties, located in southern Colorado along the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies. Find out more or order a free Official Visitor Guide at www.VisitCOS.com.