8 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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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.
When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide, approximately Divide away. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, stroll around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Austin to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Austin in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 45°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 18°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Colorado Springs

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Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. See some other sides of Colorado Springs: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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