3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kansas City

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night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll through Garden of the Gods, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in April, things will get little chillier in Colorado Springs: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To plan Denver vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Denver are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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