Tri Lakes Economic Development Council

Quality of Life

What does quality of life mean to you? Outdoor recreation, art and culture, culinary excellence, major sports teams, short commutes, job satisfaction, affordable living, strong communities, diversity, low crime or a vibrant nightlife? Regardless of your definition of “quality of life,” the Tri-Lakes region offers it all.

The Great Outdoors

The Tri-Lakes region is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Name the outdoor sport or activity and you can enjoy it in Colorado – mountain biking, hiking, camping, skiing, climbing, rafting…the list goes on and on. With almost 300 sunny days a year, Tri-Lakes residents have ample opportunity to enjoy the area’s natural beauty.

Art and Culture

The local Tri-Lakes art scene is both celebrated and supported. From the Tri-Lakes Center For The Arts to the Monument Art Hop to Monument’s Concerts in the Park Series, it is easy to get a quality does of the arts in Tri-Lakes. In addition, within 60-minutes, Tri-Lakes residents’ have access to the following major performance, art and culture venues:

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Pikes Peak Center

Colorado Springs World Arena

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Denver Center for Performing Arts

Denver Art Museum

Denver Museum of Nature & Space

Denver Botanic Gardens

Culinary Excellence

Local restaurants aren’t just serving up burgers and steaks. The Tri-Lakes region offers residents some of the best Colorado and ethnic cuisine.

Major Sports Teams

Colorado is home to all four of the major sports teams, and the opportunity to cheer on the home team is a mere 60-minutes away.

Football: Denver Broncos

Basketball: Denver Nuggets

Baseball: Colorado Rockies

Hockey: Colorado Avalanche

Short Commutes

The average commute in Colorado is 25 minutes or less. Less time on the road means more time spent enjoying your definition of quality of life!

Low Crime

You and your family can enjoy the Tri-Lakes region even more know that Tri-Lakes crime rates are one of the lowest in Colorado and the nation.