Econo Lodge Airport
6715 Panamint Ct.
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Phone: (719) 638-5800
Fax: (719) 596-6105
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.
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!
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.
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.
Treasure Shoppe is an antique store with an eclectic selection of furniture, home decor, and even some clothing. They have a lot of unique items that make great gifts. What you'll find will depend on what's available when you visit, but items sold there regularly include birdhouses, lamps, and antique toys. You never know when you'll stumble upon the perfect table for your living room!
This family owned music store has been providing Colorado Springs musicians of all ages with instruments and accessories since 1975. Carrying saxophones, trombones, drums, and other instruments, Meeker Music is a great place to shop for instruments, whether you're a beginner or a pro. They also carry other musical essentials like sheet music, cases, and headphones.
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.
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!
If you're a comic book nerd, or just shopping for one, Escape Velocity Comics & Graphic Novels is a must-see in Colorado Springs. You'll find a great selection of new and used comic books as well as T-shirts, mugs, action figures, and other merchandise. They offer popular titles like Watchmen. but they also offer material from independent publishers. The staff is knowledgeable and will be able to help you find what you need.
Finding interesting books at reasonable prices can be like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. In order to keep costs down, this bookshop has bypassed the fancy furnishings and gourmet coffee shop, and instead offers stacks of books at excellent prices. Covering different categories and titles from children's to fiction, religion and travel, the shop specializes in locating any hard-to-find book you might want. Simply ask for assistance and you will receive service with a smile. Audio books are also available.
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.
Yobel Market is a great place to buy gifts. Not only do they have a great selection of jewelry, bags, blankets, and clothing, but everything they sell is fair trade. This means that the workers who make these beautiful items, often residing in impoverished areas, earn a fair price for their goods. Items like the jewel bouquet necklace have a story: the women making these necklaces in India and Nepal earn a fair wage and are provided with health care.