9 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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9 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
bus:  1​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Denver

6
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Canon City (River Rafting & Tubing & The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

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Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City Historic District ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc and then take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then admire the sheer force of Seven Falls.

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Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Nature, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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