7 days in Colorado Springs, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Springs, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then admire all the interesting features of United States Air Force Academy.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip tool .

Minneapolis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Minneapolis in July, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

1
day
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip site .

Fly from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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