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United States Air Force Academy

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Address: 4102 Pinion Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80840-2502
Phone Number: +1 719-333-2025
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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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After many visits with family to the Academy we finally attended a home football game. A very family oriented experience and one we hope to repeat next season. With many sports... read more

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After many visits with family to the Academy we finally attended a home football game. A very family oriented experience and one we hope to repeat next season. With many sports teams at the Academy we look forward to visiting for other events as well. There was a huge gathering of tail gating in the parking lot. Many vendors were... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had such a short period of time before heading to the airport. We wanted to at least check out the chapel. There is a very easy paved path leading to the chapel from the visitor center parking lot. The chapel overlooks the academy. The kids had fun watching the cadets go to/from classes. The chapel was indeed worth the... More 

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Ogden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is an Air Force Veteran so we stopped by to walk around the Academy. The Acedemy has beautiful grounds and is full of history and information. Our grandchildren even enjoyed seeing the beautiful buildings and sculptures.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Air Force Academy is a massive piece of property in a gorgeous part of our country. The cadet area is fantastic and the chapel is stunning. A very patriotic visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a military family so we found this interesting. I love architecture so this trip was a bonus. The chapel lines are crisp and ageless in design.

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Woodsville, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The film in the visitor center is a must see.You can only go in a few buildings,the chapel,visitor center and athletics facilities but try to time it for the 11:35 lunch formation.It was the highlight of the visit for me.

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New Ulm, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bit of a walk from the visitor center to the chapel, but it is a beautiful place and well worth your time and effort. The Visitor Center also has some excellent displays that help you better understand and appreciate the excellent education and training our future military leaders receive.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to visit with an Active Duty Air Force Officer so his credentials helped us get on the Academy grounds. There's a short, paved walkway from the parking lot up over a hill and down to the Chapel. There's some nice signage showing you what flora and fauna you're looking at and then once near the Chapel the sign... More 

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Hillsdale, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This, like West Point, is a must see. The grounds are enormous and beautifully kept. The church is fantastic. We enjoyed the movie and display in the visitor center. It is difficult to get to the church area if you have trouble walking. However you can drive around the entire academy and get views of all the general areas.

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Tucson, Arizona, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The academy has a really large visitor center that is very nice. But other than that, the loop road skirts so far around the complex that there is not much to see. In fairness, I believe there may have been a tour of the chapel but we did not take it. A little disappointing but nice to show support for... More 

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