Moving from Tampa, FL to Colorado Springs, CO

Conquer new heights with your move from Tampa to Colorado Springs 

Ready to leave the beach behind and head for the mountains? Your new life in Colorado Springs awaits just over 1,800 miles from your current home in Tampa. This high-altitude city of 478,000 people is perennially ranked as one of the country’s best places to live. Read on to find out why and then learn about an easy, affordable way to move there. 

Experience vastly different geography and climate 

Colorado Springs is located at the base of spectacular Pikes Peak, providing you with a breathtaking daily view of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The city has a modern, urban feel and design with bike trails and parks woven in among busy streets and highways. 

The semi-arid climate produces little humidity along with some variations in daily weather. Residents enjoy an average of 300 sunny days per year with mild to warm summers and moderate snowfall in the winter.                  

Top employers in Colorado Springs 

Tampa has a solid economy, but you won’t have to give that up when you move to Colorado Springs. The high-tech industry, military and tourism each have a major presence within the area. Top employers include Peterson Air Force Base, Fort Carson, the U.S. Air Force Academy, Hewlett-Packard, Verizon Business, Memorial Health Services, Intel and LSI Corporation.  

Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains draw millions of visitors each year, which in turn provides lots of tourism-related jobs for local residents. 

They take outdoor recreation seriously here 

The amazing weather and sunny days in “The Springs” are sure to brighten your mood. There are so many places for jogging, walking your dog or just simply strolling among natural beauty. Adrenaline junkies can engage in rock climbing, horseback riding and whitewater rafting, and there are plenty of great spots for camping, hiking, fishing and biking. 

Moving from Tampa to Colorado Springs the easy way 

It’s a long journey from Florida to Colorado – more than 1,800 miles and about 26 hours behind the wheel. Why not pass on the rental truck and move with U-Pack® instead? 

U-Pack is a self-moving service that requires you to do the loading and unloading, but we drive. Your belongings are delivered door to door or unloaded at a service center, allowing you to travel comfortably in your own vehicle. Get a free quote and compare prices to truck rental (our rates include fuel costs).