Econo Lodge North Academy
1075 Kelly Johnson Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: (719) 260-6969
Fax: (719) 548-7414
A store house of organically cultivated produce, the Whole Foods Market is the best place to come for a unique shopping experience. This family of stores spread across US, UK and Canada provides the locals with a fresh natural products useful in daily requirements. It also has a gourmet food collection, a coffee house among the others. With every coming day some or the other event is held here, most of them being free.
From banking to an indoor hockey rink, this mall has a lot more to offer than typical shopping. It even, in fact, has a climbing wall towering through its center. The anchor department stores are JC Penney, Dillard's, Marshall Fields, Mervyn's and Sears. Over 85 specialty shops, including the Gap and Borders Books, offer lots of standard and one-of-a-kind items. You will even find some beautiful artwork in several of the shops. If you get hungry while shopping, grab a snack at one of several eateries or candy shops.
The only Banana Republic in Colorado Springs is at 1845 Briargate Parkway. A much needed addition when it comes to the fashion world of clothing and accessories. Find the latest in branded apparel out here, right from women's and men's formal and casual clothing to shoes, accessories, jewelry, fragrances, gifts and the like. There's always something new and fresh at Banana, a little something for everyone.
If you are familiar with the popular mail-order check company known as Current, Inc., you will want to visit this incredible outlet. Shelves are lined with all themes and styles of decorative checks that will make paying bills seem somewhat less painful. Take home beautiful stationery sets, funny greeting cards, eye-catching gift wraps and so much more. Items are discounted as much as 80 percent off of catalog prices. If you have little ones, you will also enjoy the low prices on children's activity products.
Collecting quality used books for your personal library? Or maybe you prefer traditional hard covers to paperbacks and love to stumble across obscure or out-of-print titles. Regardless of your preferences, chances are good that you will find exactly what you are looking for inside this shop. Most genres are stocked, as well as a large selection of rare and antique tomes. If you cannot stop by, call to order a copy of the extensive catalog.
Made up of over 300 distinct vendors, American Classics Marketplace is an enormous antiques store. Walking up and down the aisles you'll be amazed at the selection and craftsmanship of furniture, instruments, toys, holiday decor, and other things that you never imagined. Make sure to wear your walking shoes, because you might find yourself browsing for most of the day!
For what it is worth, this massive shop wears the arcane throne of being Colorado's largest trading post. It caters to both souvenir hounds and art buyers. The souvenir section sells all the usual items including T-shirts, mugs, caps and postcards, and the store's Southwest Gallery serves as a monument to the creative genius of Native American artists. Shelves are filled with Navajo rugs and weavings, sand paintings, jewelry, Taos drums, decorative and functional gourds, baskets and Cosanti windbells.
This is one of those rare handcraft specialty shops that merge style with function. All of the stock is made by artisans from Southeast Asia, and best of all are sold at wallet-happy prices. Silver jewelry, mobiles and chimes, candles, incense, war masks, pictures and frames, and Batik clothing and bags are just some of the inventory. Wood is the dominant feature and the cabinets and CD shelves come in one-of-a-kind styles.
This two-tiered mall is big enough to apply for statehood. Anchored by Dillard's, Foley's, Mervyn's and JC Penney, the four king-heavies of Colorado shopping, this mall offers over 160 nationally recognized stores. It is especially female-friendly, with 26 women's apparel shops. In addition, there are other such favorites as Walden Books, Spencer Gifts and Eastern Mountain Sports, to name a few. The three-tiered food court, which features waterfalls, a forest of indoor plants and soft piano music, does the impossible and makes fast food eating almost seem romantic.
Mountain Chalet is a locally owned store specializing in outdoor gear. The employees here are very knowledgeable and will be able to help you find what you need in the right size. You'll find backpacking tents, rock climbing shoes and harnesses, headlamps, camp stoves, and more. They even offer a selection of casual shoes and clothing. Mountain Chalet has everything you need for your outdoor adventures.
Just the fact that all of the staff resemble former roadies for the Sex Pistols is a sure sign that they know music and are not just behind the counter because they can operate a cash register. Ask a music question and you can be assured of receiving a confident answer. The shelves are jammed with music from every musical genre and there are always two rows of CD specials. Cassettes, though limited, are also sold. The shop also sells new and used videos and DVDs.
Terra Verde is a hip women's clothing boutique in downtown Colorado Springs. You'll find great gift ideas and probably some items you simply can't live without. Besides selling amazing tops, dresses, and other apparel, they sell books, home decor, and accessories. You might spend hours here browsing the scarves, necklaces, rugs, plates, and earrings. There's a lot to see in this stylish boutique!