8 days in Amarillo & Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Amarillo & Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Amarillo & Colorado Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h
End: San Antonio

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip site .

San Antonio to Amarillo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Amarillo, with lows of 63°F. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toColorado Springs.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nature

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak, United States Air Force Academy, National Museum of World War II Aviation, and other attractions you added. Escape the urban bustle at Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary website .

Getting from Amarillo to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Amarillo in June, things will get slightly colder in Colorado Springs: highs are around 84°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pagosa Outside as well as Piedra River Trail. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): trek along Fourmile Falls Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Juan River Walk. Keep things going the next day: hike along Piedra River Trail and then pedal to the sights with Pagosa Outside.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pagosa Springs day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Pagosa Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Pagosa Springs when traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
Pagosa Outside ©
Pagosa Outside
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

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