4 days in Colorado Springs, Kansas City & Columbus Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs, Kansas City & Columbus Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Kansas City
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Columbus
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Colorado Springs

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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 26th (Wed): walk around Garden of the Gods and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Albuquerque to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, things will get a bit cooler in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Kansas City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks

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Kansas City

— 1 night

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
You've now added National WWI Museum and Memorial to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial and then have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kansas City sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Kansas City by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Kansas City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kansas City, with lows of 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Columbus.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Childrens Museums

Columbus

— 1 night

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Columbus trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Columbus takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Columbus, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kansas City in August since evenings lows in Columbus dip to 64°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping