8 days in Colorado Springs & Green Mountain Falls Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Green Mountain Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County vacation planner
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Green Mountain Falls
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs — 5 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.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder app.

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 May, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Green Mountain Falls.
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Green Mountain Falls — 2 nights

Green Mountain Falls is a statutory town in El Paso and Teller counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Venture out of the city with trips to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (in Florissant) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). It doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Falls.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Green Mountain Falls online itinerary planner.

Green Mountain Falls is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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