5 days in Lawrence & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Lawrence & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Lawrence
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Colorado Springs
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Lawrence

— 1 night
Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. On the 1st (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, then examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, and then walk around Gage Park. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Moon Marble Company, get a taste of the local shopping with Phoenix Gallery, then learn more about the world around you at KU Natural History Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lawrence attractions website.

Kansas City to Lawrence is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Kansas City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lawrence, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Lawrence

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lawrence to Colorado Springs. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lawrence to Colorado Springs. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lawrence in July since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips