10 days in Colorado Springs & Grand Blanc Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs & Grand Blanc Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Springs & Grand Blanc Itinerary

Start: Detroit
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Grand Blanc
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Detroit

5
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and Garden of the Gods. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Mueller State Park (in Divide), Canon City (The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey & River Rafting & Tubing) and Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum (in Pueblo). And it doesn't end there: trek along Palmer Park, find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, look for gifts at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, and take a stroll through Old Colorado City Historic District.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip planning site .

Detroit to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Detroit in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Blanc.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Canon City, Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Mueller State Park
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Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

3
nights
Grand Blanc

Grand Blanc ©
Take a break from the city and head to Port Crescent State Park and Chippewa Nature Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse and Great Lakes National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Blanc side-trips: Uncle John's Cider Mill (in Saint Johns), Sleepy Hollow State Park (in Laingsburg) and Island Lake State Recreation Area (in Brighton).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Blanc trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colorado Springs to Grand Blanc. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Blanc

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse, Port Crescent State Park, Cook's Dairy Farm, Uncle John's Cider Mill, Great Lakes National Cemetery
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Creasey Bicentennial Park ©
Creasey Bicentennial Park
Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse ©
Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse
Port Crescent State Park ©
Port Crescent State Park

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