6 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Springfield Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Springfield Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs, Dodge City & Springfield Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Dodge City
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Springfield
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Kids will enjoy Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and River Rafting & Tubing. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs vacation website .

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 changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

1
day
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 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Home of Stone, then get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Trail Tracks, and finally appreciate the history behind Cowboy Statue On Boot Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dodge City planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colorado Springs to Dodge City. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Dodge City is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in July since evenings lows in Dodge City dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Dodge City

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

1
day
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the fascinating underground world of Sequiota Park, and then Head underground at Fantastic Caverns.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Springfield trip planner .

Drive from Dodge City to Springfield in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Springfield are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Room Escape Games
Sequiota Park ©
Sequiota Park

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