8 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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Colorado Springs

— 4 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.
You've now added North Cheyenne Canon Park to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Take a break from the city and head to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Red Rocks Group Campground. Take a break from Colorado Springs with a short trip to Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area in Lake George, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Fountain Creek Nature Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in January, and nighttime lows around 18°F. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

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 14th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Denver tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. January in Denver sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 21°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Colorado City.

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Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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