8 days in Colorado Springs & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kansas City
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
End: Kansas City

3
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.
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and Molly Brown House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Denver Union Station and Glen Eyrie Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide), Golden History Museum (in Golden) and Denver (Denver Art Museum & Museo De Las Americas). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs itinerary builder tool.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Kansas City in February, with lows around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Denver, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Golden History Museum, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Mount Charleston will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Titanic. And it doesn't end there: have fun at Gun Garage, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 52°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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