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Colorado Springs— 2 nights
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City of Millionaires
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Garden of the Gods, admire all the interesting features of United States Air Force Academy, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online day trip planner .
Zurich, Switzerland to Colorado Springs is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Zurich in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Colorado Springs