9 days in Colorado Springs & Columbia Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Columbia Itinerary

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9 days in Colorado Springs & Columbia Itinerary

Start: Port Hueneme
Drive:  17​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  26​h
2
Columbia
— 2 nights
End: Columbia

4
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.
Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Canon City and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

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Port Hueneme to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Port Hueneme in July, you will find days in Colorado Springs are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, River Rafting & Tubing
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbia: Congaree National Park (in Hopkins) and Hopelands Gardens (in Aiken). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Jackson Museum (not open to All public), see the interesting displays at South Carolina State Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at South Carolina State House.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Columbia trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Columbia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Columbia reach 93°F and lows reach 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hopelands Gardens, Congaree National Park
Highlights from your plan
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
South Carolina State House ©
South Carolina State House
South Carolina State Museum
South Carolina State Museum

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