History comes alive in historic Colorado Springs at Holden House and beyond

Some may remember the popular public television show, “This Old House”. Years ago, when we were researching and restoring our 1902 Victorian, I was glued to the show, then hosted by Bob Vila with master carpenter Norm Abram and in … Continue reading

Three Pikes Peak area trains with a unique Colorado history please every B&B visitor to Holden House

A visit to Colorado Springs is not complete without a ride on the rails on one of the area’s local trains. These are must stops, especially for railroad enthusiasts and an easy drive from your basecamp at the historic boutique-style … Continue reading

Holden House receives another “Best of the Springs” award from the Colorado Springs Gazette in 2021

The Colorado Springs Gazette recently recognized Holden House as one of the “Best of the Springs” in the bed and breakfast category, according to readers. This April, the Colorado Springs Gazette announced the “Best of the Springs” reader’s choice awards, … Continue reading

Holden House Blog: Going for the Gold – U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Opens in Colorado Springs

As you approach the museum, what strikes you first is the skyward modern architectural shape, which during the design of the building, received an Architectural Digest recognition for “leading design-forward museums” in 2020. Of the 10,000 individual diamond panels, no … Continue reading