3 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Estes Park

2
nights
Colorado Springs

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip planning site .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Tunnel Drive, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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