6 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
fly:  3​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Denver
— 2 nights
fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Saint Louis


3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak. On the 11th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District and then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs attractions website .

Saint Louis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Seven Falls ©
Seven Falls

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.
On the 13th (Sat), see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. On the next day, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, then ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Station.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Denver holiday app .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Denver are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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