6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Drive:  11​h
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
End: Colorado Springs

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner .

Colorado Springs to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11-hour car ride. Traveling from Colorado Springs in September, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then take a stroll through Old Colorado City Historic District.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planning tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Colorado Springs in 11 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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