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“Wow.”

United States Air Force Academy
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Owner description: Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel.
Niwot, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wow.”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

What an amazing place. I could be called an anti-military person. This place inspired me. The setting is quite breathtaking and the architecture is so very COOL. The Chapel is exquisite. It is truly awesome. Impossible to capture it's profound beauty in a photograph - which I tried to do after I stopped crying. The Soaring Spirit Cross is really quite gorgeous - why don't they have a signature piece of jewelry?
The Visitor's Center is worth a stop. The story of the Academy, the creation, the Cadets - those faces, will inspire you to make your kids study harder.

Visited March 2012
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Cleveland, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Proud to be an American!”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great security - makes you feel safe to be in America. Premises spotless. Staff and students polite. Plane (F5?) on display at entrance was amazing!

Visited March 2012
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“welcoming!”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

Thank you Air Force Academy. The tour was fantastic! How refreshing to meet so many well mannered young adults with bright futures. You made us feel so welcome and we thank you.

Visited March 2012
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Leadville, CO
Level 6 Contributor
62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A Special Place”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

Get there for noon formation. Watch about 4,000 students march into Mitchell Hall for lunch! It takes about 15 minutes...amazing!

If you have the opportunity to be near campus on a Sunday morning, go to the chapel for the Traditional Christian Service- the organist is Far Beyond Spectacular!!!!!!!!!! Stay for a moment after just to look up at the organ he plays...It is just perfect for the Grandeur of the Chapel.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
316 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Be sure to go for a hike on the grounds in addition to viewing the buildings.

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