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: Las Vegas
Fly:  4​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

3
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.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online trip builder .

Las Vegas 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 moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Coors Field, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Denver are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Coors Brewery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing

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