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United States Air Force Academy

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Address: 4102 Pinion Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80840-2502
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Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy,...

Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel.

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The chapel is amazing

The chapel is beautiful from the inside and out. Great example of excellent architecture. The inside is amazing

Reviewed October 14, 2015
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

The chapel is beautiful from the inside and out. Great example of excellent architecture. The inside is amazing

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Spent the summer in Colorado Springs and had family members join us throughout the time for short visits. Our grandson and his family wanted to visit the Air Force Academy. We were greeted at the chapel by docent Mark F., who through his knowledge and humor showed us a wonderful side of the Air Force not expected. Mark also knew... More 

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Young Harris, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

The Visitor Center gives a great story of 4 years in the life of a cadet. There is a gift shop where you can pick up a trinket or t-shirt. You can walk over to the chapel that is an architectural dream to see. Unique from the outside & the inside.

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Millis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Stopped here on our way to Garden of the Gods. Very interesting movie detailing the life of the cadets. Chapel was pretty but not as nice as the Navel Academy. Campus is spread out in a valley with mountains around it.

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Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We did not get a formal tour but drove around of course checked out the book store! What an awesome atmosphere. Impressive!

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Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2015

The visitors center gives a very nice self-guided tour which details the 4 years of an Academy Cadet. Very informative. Gift shop at end of tour. You can walk or drive to the Chapel, which is really beautiful and the views of the Rockies from the Chapel windows are amazing. There are signs along the drive/road for each venue, but... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2015

What a sense of pride this place makes you feel. Our service people that get assigned to train here are lucky! Beautiful scenery, state of the art facilities, complete attention to detail for every type of spiritual/religious observation at the cathedral. Just top notch. Watch video at visitor center.

Thank kkpiercy
Teterboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2015

This institution is wonderful. The setting is captivating and the dedication of the individuals that attend is refreshing and a wonderful reminder of the need to embrace places like this that will provide the future leaders with character in our military.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

I'd recommend a visit to the Air Force Academy to anyone, but especially the patriotic and those families with teenagers. The video overview is excellent and makes you want to be a part of such an exciting place. The gift store is huge and has a little bit of everything, and the displays are well done. The walk from the... More 

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Rock Falls, Illinois
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Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Air Force does an excellent job hosting a football game. Plenty of action on and off the field. Food is very good.

Thank Glenn S

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