13 days in Colorado Springs & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

13 days in Colorado Springs & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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13 days in Colorado Springs & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Dallas

4
nights
Colorado Springs

National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Get outdoors at Pikes Peak and Red Rock Canyon. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip website .

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, River Rafting & Tubing, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

7
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Hayden Valley and Yellowstone Lake. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 54 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and hike along Artist Point.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. In May, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Colorado Springs - with highs of 53°F and lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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