Colorado Springs, CO
Originally a resort town, Colorado Springs drew wealthy easterners seeking rejuvenation from the natural springs. In recent years, the town earned the title “Silicon Mountain” because of the large number of high-tech companies and military installations located here. These characteristics earned Colorado Springs the number two spot on our Top 10 Cities for Veterans list. Today, Colorado Springs is home to innovative businesses and industries, quality health care and outdoor activities.
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