With a two hour drive ahead of us to Colorado Springs, we didn’t even get up surprisingly early.  After a coffee stop, we were on our way to the Garden of the Gods.  Neither of us really knew what to expect.  We thought natural sort of smallish rock sculptures or an arboretum kind of thing.  Wrong.  Both wrong.

It is a bunch of large natural rock formations, very large, that are even used for rock climbing.  This was not why we were there though, we just wanted a good wander.  The sky wasn’t looking too promising though, but it held out and we had a rain free day.

These formations were spread out in a surprisingly large space, so give yourself a lot of time to walk through it.  We didn’t get terribly far, but we were also pretty hungry at that point.  Hungry or not, though, it was a pretty cool place.  I think that dark sky just made it that much cooler, too.  I’m a sucker for some cool clouds and sky action.V2_IMG_2850







Have you been to the Garden of the Gods?  What did you think?  Do you want to go?