5 days in Colorado Springs & New Haven Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & New Haven Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Springs & New Haven Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 30​min
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
New York City

2
days
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to U.S. Olympic Training Center. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District, explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, and then explore and take pictures at United States Air Force Academy.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in January, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°F. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toNew Haven.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak

1
day
New Haven

New Haven
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Yale University, browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and then explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New Haven vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Colorado Springs to New Haven takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to New Haven is 2 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in January, expect nights in New Haven to be about the same, around 23°F, while days are slightly colder, around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums
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Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University
Yale University

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