Martinis and cigars are on the menu at Mac Kenzie's Chop House.
Local culture can be found at the Mc Allister House Museum or for a more sophisticated exhibit visit the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center.
For a day's worth of shopping wander over to the two-level Citadel Mall.
Nearby Zugspitze serves the city's finest international gourmet lunches.
Fire up that grill and slap some dogs on it, because today is National Hot Dog Day.
According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, the average American eats 50 hot dogs a year and 86 percent of them will be topped with mustard.
According to a Wallet Hub study, one in every nine people between the ages of 16 to 24 either don't have jobs or aren't attending school.
Picturesque Pikes Peak, at 14,110 feet (4,302 meters), is the city's backdrop and beckons your attention.Shop for vintage clothing or a Rolex watch at any of the many quaint shops.Rack 'em up and slam 'em back at Phantom Canyon Brewing Company, or party into the night at the Mansion.Drive right up to the falls, or if you are more adventurous, hike up Cutler Trail to get a more private view.East/Southeast Hills covered with newly developed middle-class neighborhoods run north to south for miles.During the summer it is hot dogs, peanuts and baseball at Sky Sox Stadium.Northwest A mixture of upper-class residences splashed with strip malls and an abundance of eclectic restaurants situated near the picturesque Rocky Mountains make this a highly desirable place to live.The towering Rocky Mountains run north and south of the city, with high plains to the east giving it a vast, open feeling.Central/Downtown The most noticeable attribute of the downtown area is its lack of billboards and skyscrapers cluttering the skyline, giving it a clean, vibrant look.Enjoy a Victorian tea and tour at the historic Glen Eyrie Castle, quietly nestled in the foothills.Northeast This area blends forested parks with fabulous shopping and dining. Palmer Park offers several easy trails with fabulous views and numerous picnic tables.