3 days in Fort Worth & Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Fort Worth & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Bus:  45 min
1
Fort Worth
— 1 night
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  4 h 15 min
End: Dallas

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then get your game on at Dallas Axe Throwing. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Fort Worth Zoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth trip itinerary builder.

Dallas to Fort Worth is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dallas Axe Throwing, Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District ©
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Fort Worth to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Fort Worth to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fort Worth, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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