5 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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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 17th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online holiday maker.

New Orleans to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be cooler, around 33°F, while days are little chillier, around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Denver is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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