4 days in Durango & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Durango & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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4 days in Durango & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Durango
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: New York City

1
night
Durango

Durango
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango day trip planning app .

New York City to Durango is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Durango is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Durango, with lows of 37°F. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Trails Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner .

Fly from Durango to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Durango in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

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