4 days in Albuquerque & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Albuquerque & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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4 days in Albuquerque & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
1
Albuquerque
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Albuquerque

1
day
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 26th (Sun), get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Albuquerque. In May, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

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San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 27th (Mon), trek along Palmer Park and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then hike along Seven Bridges Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls.

Before you visit Colorado Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in May, with highs in Colorado Springs at 68°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls

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