10 days in Pagosa Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Pagosa Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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10 days in Pagosa Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Shuttle:  4​h 30​min
1
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Bus:  1​h
End: Denver

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Pagosa Springs is known for nature, spas, winter sports, adventure, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, hike along Piedra River Trail, walk around Town Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pagosa Springs itinerary planning tool .

Denver to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Denver in September, with highs in Pagosa Springs at 72°F and lows at 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
Spas
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

6
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 out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs) and Denver (Denver Zoo, Denver Botanic Gardens, & more). There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, trek along Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, take a stroll through Old Colorado City, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online tour builder .

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pagosa Springs in September: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 79°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Denver, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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