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Each September, Smithsonian partners with national museums to offer free entry day. This is a frugal and fun way to experience a long-time favorite, or something entirely new. Download a ticket to get in to these 6 Pikes Peak region attractions Saturday, August 24th.

Here are seven obscure Olympic medal facts courtesy of the Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. The museum is currently exhibiting “Olympic Games—History & Numismatics," honoring the history, ideals and pageantry of the world’s finest athletic event.

The Colorado Springs food scene continues to burst with flavor. From Zagat-recognized eateries to Food Network features, there’s never a dull dish. Those looking for an extra special experience can visit these restaurants for an intimate evening or afternoon like no other.

Colorado Springs is stacked with more than 55 things to see, do and explore. Go beyond the boundaries of normal experiences and pull back the curtain during these extra special, behind-the-scenes stops. Indulge in a sweet factory tour or play zookeeper for a day. 

John McGinley, Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance for the Colorado Springs Airport, shares a few quick holiday travel tips if you plan to fly this season.