6 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Durango
Fly:  4 h 15 min
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
End: Colorado Springs

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Olympic Training Center and United States Air Force Academy. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Canon City (Skyline Drive, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Durango to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Canon City, Manitou Springs
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Olympic Training Center and United States Air Force Academy. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, then take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then trek along Tunnel Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary app.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Canon City, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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