5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Frisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Pagosa Springs
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dallas

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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 17th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then identify plant and animal life at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and finally examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker tool .

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 when traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in January: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 46°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Frisco.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Commonwheel Artists Co-op, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

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night
Frisco

Frisco ©
The Town of Frisco is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Copper Mountain and then hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Frisco using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Frisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Colorado Springs in January, plan for cooler days in Frisco, with highs around 25°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Frisco

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Copper Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain

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nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Handcrafted Interiors Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Lantern Dancer, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at The Springs Resort & Spa. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Wolf Creek Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Frisco to Pagosa Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Frisco in January: highs in Pagosa Springs hover around 37°F, while lows dip to 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

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