5 days in Colorado Springs & Aspen Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Aspen Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Springs & Aspen Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods, then take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and then stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

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August in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Trails

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Manitou Springs
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Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
You've now added American Lake Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll around The John Denver Sanctuary, get interesting insight from Tours, and then hike along American Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aspen online vacation planner .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, Aspen is little chillier than Colorado Springs - with highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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