7 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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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.
Attractions like Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

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Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 18°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Colorado Springs

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Sat), tour or see a show at Glen Eyrie Castle, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs day trip planning website.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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