5 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Sand Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Sand Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Sand Springs Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Dodge City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Sand Springs
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Garden of the Gods, then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and then admire all the interesting features of Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs itinerary maker .

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, Colorado Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trip

Commonwheel Artists Co-op
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

1
night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Home of Stone, get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dodge City day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Colorado Springs to Dodge City with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, expect Dodge City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 73°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Sand Springs.

Things to do in Dodge City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Home of Stone ©
Home of Stone
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Santa Fe Trail Tracks ©
Santa Fe Trail Tracks

1
night
Sand Springs

Sand Springs
Sand Springs is a city in Osage and Tulsa counties in the U.S. To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sand Springs journey website .

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Sand Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dodge City in October since evenings lows in Sand Springs dip to 56°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sand Springs

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

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