15 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

15 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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15 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 10 nights
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Drive + shuttle + bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Fly + bus + shuttle + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Darwin Falls and Eureka Dunes. Museum-lovers will appreciate Eastern California Museum and Museum of Western Film History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Lone Pine (Mount Whitney Trail & Alabama Hills), Independence (Manzanar National Historic Site & Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery) and Project Survival's Cat Haven (in Dunlap). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, Head underground at Crystal Cave, and take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

July in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Independence, Lone Pine, Death Valley National Park, Project Survival's Cat Haven
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Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Project Survival's Cat Haven ©
Project Survival's Cat Haven

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, then stop by Garden of the Gods Trading Post, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip builder app .

Do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Colorado Springs in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, train, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. In August, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Garden of the Gods Trading Post, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Climbing Tours

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