10 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Arlington
Drive:  13​h 15​min
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Colorado Springs
— 8 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Arlington

8
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Castle Rock (The Emporium & Gateway Mesa Open Space Park), Red Rocks Group Campground (in Woodland Park) and Monument Rock Trail (in Monument). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, delve into the lush surroundings at White River National Forest, stroll through Pikes Peak, and take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner .

Arlington to Colorado Springs is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arlington to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Arlington, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Castle Rock, Divide, Manitou Springs, Red Rocks Group Campground, Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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