Moving from Houston, TX to Colorado Springs, CO

Into Thin Air: Relocating to Colorado Springs

Swapping major metropolitan life for more laid-back surroundings? If you’re used to the pace and diversity of Houston, the fourth-largest city in the U.S., what can you expect from Colorado Springs? The answers may surprise you! Find out why U.S. News & World Report ranks “The Springs” No. 2 on its Best Places to Live list, and learn how U-Pack® can simplify your move from Houston.

Military Matters

Colorado Springs welcomes active service people and military veterans with open arms. With a metro population of just under 700,000, Colorado Springs is home to the U.S. Air Force Academy and Fort Carson Army Base. The city’s strong military presence allows for access to many military-based discounts and services. 

How’s the Weather? 

Compared to Houston, Colorado Springs is cooler and milder than you might expect. It has a sunny, dry climate, with average temperatures ranging from 30-68 degrees. A late-winter or early-spring blizzard will occasionally show up.

Job Market

Those coming from Houston with a medical or tech background will find similar opportunities in Colorado Springs. Other industries with a strong presence include Industries in defense, aerospace and education.

Checking Things Out

Colorado Springs appeals to both nature lovers and culture seekers. Once you get settled, make time to explore!

  • Marvel at natural wonders like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls.
  • Check out the art galleries in eclectic Manitou Springs.
  • Are you an Old West buff? Get lost in Old Colorado City.
  • Tour the U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Olympic Training Center for a dose of inspiration.
  • Speaking of inspiration, watch the Thunderbirds fly over when the Air Force Falcons play football or when the academy cadets graduate.

A Taste of the Town

A variety of global and local cuisines make up the fabric of the Colorado Springs food scene — just follow your cravings! Head to Shuga’s for their spicy coconut shrimp soup. Sample the green chili (on eggs, burgers or on its own) at King’s Chef Diner. Or head to Phantom Canyon for a beer paired with a bison burger, wings or homemade pretzel bites with beer cheese.

Cover the Distance With U-Pack

Start your new adventure off right (and hassle-free) by choosing U-Pack. We specialize in long-distance moves. With a nationwide coverage area, we can help you get just about anywhere. Here’s how they work: We deliver the equipment to you. Then, you pack and load your belongings, and we’ll drive the equipment to your new home for you to unload. It’s that easy! See how much your move from Houston to Colorado Springs will cost by getting a free online quote or by calling 844-362-5303844-594-3077.