19 days in Colorado Springs & Mammoth Lakes Itinerary

19 days in Colorado Springs & Mammoth Lakes Itinerary

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19 days in Colorado Springs & Mammoth Lakes Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  17​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
End: Oslo

9
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Popular historic sites such as Old Colorado City Historic District and Manitou Cliff Dwellings are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Climbing Tours. When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see Skyline Drive in Canon City, approximately 1h 20 min away. Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon, go for a walk through Pikes Peak, and have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner .

Oslo, Norway to Colorado Springs is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Colorado Springs is minus 8 hours. In July, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer than Oslo - with highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Canon City, Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

7
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Panorama Trail. Get some historical perspective at Bodie State Historic Park and The Presidente tree. Change things up with these side-trips from Mammoth Lakes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Moro Rock & Generals Hwy), Yosemite National Park (Wawona Meadow, Tunnel View, & more) and Mono Lake County Park (in Lee Vining). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Devils Postpile National Monument.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes online trip builder .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Mammoth Lakes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Mammoth Lakes. Expect little chillier evenings in Mammoth Lakes when traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Bodie State Historic Park, The Presidente tree, Mono Lake County Park
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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