4 days in Colorado Springs & Amarillo Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Amarillo Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
2
Amarillo
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip builder app.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in August: highs in Colorado Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Glen Eyrie Castle ©
Glen Eyrie Castle

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nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 7th (Wed), don't miss a visit to VW Slug Bug Ranch, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, thenmake a trip to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Lighthouse Trail, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum, examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Amarillo Botanical Gardens, and finally take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Amarillo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Amarillo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with highs in Amarillo at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Canyon, VW Slug Bug Ranch, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
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The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ ©
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

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