The West area of Colorado Springs is located just east of Manitou Springs at the base of the Front Range Mountains. There is an array of different home options from 1950 style homes to upscale luxury homes. Homes in this area are close to the tourist attractions of Garden of Gods, Old Colorado City, and Manitou Springs. Kissing Camels is a prestigious gated golf course community just east of Garden of the Gods with stunning views overlooking Garden of the Gods. There are plenty of recreational activities including hiking, biking, running, and shopping. School District 11 serves families in the area.