5 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary
Start: New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City
Mon, Aug 28 - Fri, Sep 1
Colorado Springs — 4 nights
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.Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Climbing Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Venture out of the city with trips to Red Rocks Group Campground (in Woodland Park), Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park & Skyline Drive) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, do sightseeing your way with Rocky Mountain Food Tours, trek along Fountain Creek Regional Park, and take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.
To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs travel route planner.
New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Cañon City, Woodland Park, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Fountain Creek Regional Park
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