Everyone is feeling the pain at the pump. Colorado Springs area lodging, restaurants and attractions have joined forces to help ease the sting of filling up this spring and summer. The destination has launched a “Tank Full of Summer Savings”, offering fuel-friendly prices on anything from a pint of microbrew to a $50 gas card. Start planning an affordable and memorable escape that is easy on the wallet. Click on www.VisitCOS.com/fuel to view all fuel-friendly deals.
Ann’s Sanctuary of the Rose
Fill up the gas tank with $50 off when booking four or more nights at this private luxury adobe guesthouse located in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains May-October. Must ask for discount at time of booking. www.sanctuaryoftherose.com
Comfort Inn South
Stay three nights at $89 per night and receive a $50 gas card free upon departure. Package includes free breakfast, wi-fi and indoor pool and spa. Offer expires May 31, 2012. Must mention CVB at time of reservation. Advance reservation required. Rates do not include tax. www.comfortinn.com/hotel-colorado_springs-colorado-CO190
The Village at D&B Ranch
Set 15 feet from a roaring creek in the middle of 12,000 acre Mueller State Park, the Ranch offers a spring special for anyone traveling more than 100 miles from their original location. Stay for two nights and get the third night free. Offer expires May 30, 2012. Call Jerry at 719/686.9004 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. www.dbranch.com
Sundance Mountain Lodge
This family-owned, full-service hotel sits in a natural and artistic setting. Located in the quiet town of Monument, CO the Lodge enjoys view of Pikes Peaks and the foothills and will offer a $25 discount on any stay. Must be booked directly. www.sundancemountainlodge.com
Attractions and Dining
American Adventures Rafting
Don’t get hot about rising gas prices. Stay cool with 20% off an American Adventures Rafting trip. Valid on any rafting adventure Sunday through Friday until September 3, 2012. Discount must be mentioned upon booking. Use code GAS2012 when booking. www.americanadventure.com
The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum
This Victor, CO museum full of history about the 1890’s gold rush days knows gas prices can get travelers down. Print the page at VisitCOS.com/fuel and bring it to the Museum June 1-30,2012 to receive $2 off admission for two. http://victorcolorado.com/museum.htm
Colorado Vertical Helicopter Tours
Fill up on thrills with a helicopter tour of Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods Park or the Royal Gorge. Mention fuel-friendly deals when booking to receive 10% off a helicopter tour. Call 719/648.5580 for more information. www.coloradovertical.com
Colorado Springs Food Tours
Visit six local restaurants without getting in the car. Save $10 on two tickets when using the online discount code “savefuel” for one of the weekly walking food tours in downtown Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs or Old Colorado City. www.coloradospringsfoodtours.com
Salsa Brava & Sonterra Grill
Show a gas receipt at either of these locations from the last 10 days and receive $5 off any appetizer with the purchase of two entrees. Offer expires August 31,2012. www.rockymtnrg.com
Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.
Bring in a fuel receipt from the same day and the good ‘ole boys and gals at Phantom Canyon will buy the first beer. www.phantomcanyon.com
* All deals are subject to availability and cannot be combined with other deals and discounts. Black-out dates and restrictions may apply.