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.
Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's lots more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, don't miss a visit to Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

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Charlotte to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Charlotte in January, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 46°F and 18°F. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Museums

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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park, then admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then trek along Palmer Park, then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and finally sample the fine beverages at 300 Days of Shine.

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Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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