5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Fly:  4​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Saint Francis

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
You've now added Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally look for gifts at Garden of the Gods Trading Post. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning app .

Wichita 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 to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wichita in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature & Science. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Denver online day trip planner .

Take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Denver sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F at night. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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