17 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

17 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 15 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Cedar Rapids

15
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (in Florissant), Canon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Cripple Creek (Old Homestead House Museum, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Cedar Rapids to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, Cripple Creek, Divide, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 16:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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