4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Snowmass Village
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak and then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary website .

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be colder, around 18°F, while days are slightly colder, around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

2
nights
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Aspen Snowmass and then appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Snowmass Village road trip planning website .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Snowmass Village by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in December; daily highs in Snowmass Village reach 35°F and lows reach 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Aspen
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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