There’s a reason Fort Carson is one of the most sought-after CONUS duty stations. So if you just received PCS orders to Fort Carson in Colorado Springs—congratulations! A lot of people are super jealous of you.
For starters, The Centennial State is unbelievably gorgeous. The ability to walk into your backyard and see those gorgeous Rockies in the distance is truly a blessing. Plus, there are endless activities and attractions a stone’s throw away from Colorado Springs. And if it doesn’t have what you’re looking for, the major metropolitan area of Denver will. With that, here are eight noteworthy things you should know about Fort Carson and Colorado Springs.