10 days in Tuscaloosa & Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Tuscaloosa & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Tuscaloosa
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Drive to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
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Tuscaloosa

— 2 nights
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Get out of town with these interesting Tuscaloosa side-trips: Montevallo (Alabama National Cemetery & Orr Park) and Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (in West Blocton). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, walk around Capitol park, don't miss a visit to Tuscaloosa Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, and steep yourself in history at Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tuscaloosa online road trip planner.

Birmingham to Tuscaloosa is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Tuscaloosa are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 7 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Denver (16th Street Mall, Denver Botanic Gardens, &more), Cañon City (Royal Gorge Helitours, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center (in Florence). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tuscaloosa to Colorado Springs. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, Colorado Springs is little chillier than Tuscaloosa - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips