7 days in Colorado Springs, Taos Ski Valley & Santa Fe Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Taos Ski Valley & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Taos Ski Valley
— 2 nights
Santa Fe
— 1 night


Colorado Springs — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway. Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Garden of the Gods. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Victor Lowell Thomas Museum (in Victor), Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista) and Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (in Cañon City). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey maker app.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Taos Ski Valley.
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Taos Ski Valley — 2 nights

Taos Ski Valley is a village and alpine ski resort in Taos County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): cast your line with Turquoise Trout and then get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hunziger Bowl.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taos Ski Valley journey planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Taos Ski Valley takes 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in June: high temperatures in Taos Ski Valley hover around 74°F and lows are around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Fe.
Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Museums
Side Trip
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Santa Fe — 1 night

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santa Fe trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Taos Ski Valley to Santa Fe in 2 hours. Traveling from Taos Ski Valley in June, expect Santa Fe to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Parks