5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Aspen is known for nature, adventure, scenic drive, trails, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, get lost in a book at Pitkin County Library, cruise along Independence Pass, and explore and take pictures at The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Aspen online travel route planner .

Atlanta to Aspen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Aspen. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in November: highs in Aspen hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, then trek along Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, and then get lost in a book at Colorado Springs Public Library - East Library. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in November; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 55°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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