8 days in Eden Prairie & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Eden Prairie & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Eden Prairie
— 1 night
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Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
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Eden Prairie

— 1 night
Eden Prairie is an edge city 12mi southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, and the 12th-largest city in the State of Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Round Lake Park and Beach, learn about all things military at Wings of the North Air Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Millennium Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Park Reserve, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery, and finally head outdoors with Mini Met.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eden Prairie day trip site.

Minneapolis to Eden Prairie is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Eden Prairie

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more), Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista) and Denver (Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Botanic Gardens, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, take an in-depth tour of U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Eden Prairie to Colorado Springs. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Eden Prairie to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Eden Prairie in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips