8 days in San Antonio & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in San Antonio & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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San Antonio
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
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San Antonio

— 3 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Attractions like The Alamo and The San Antonio River Walk make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Austin (LBJ Presidential Library, Bullock Texas State History Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Mission Concepcion, get engrossed in the history at Institute of Texan Cultures, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, and get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas.

Plan my day in San Antonio using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Antonio. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in February, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Colorado Springs. Traveling from San Antonio in March, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Main Plaza, steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission Espada. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Texas Memorial Museum, steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio route planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Colorado Springs in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip