3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Fly:  4 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Wichita

1
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 13th (Fri), learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): stroll around Garden of the Gods, then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs travel app .

Wichita to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wichita in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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