3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Bus:  1 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Orchard
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Denver

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs holiday planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Orchard.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Manitou Cliff Dwellings, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Orchard

Orchard ©
Orchard is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jackson Lake State Park. On the 4th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Jackson Lake State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Orchard trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Orchard takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Orchard can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orchard

Parks Nature
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Jackson Lake State Park ©
Jackson Lake State Park

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