4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs holiday planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 28°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum and then examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. March in Denver sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 29°F at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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