9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

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9 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Golden
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: New York City

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Colorado City and ANA Money Museum. Get in touch with nature at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and Palmer Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, learn more about the world around you at May Natural History Museum of the Tropics, and listen to music at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Colorado Springs, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Golden.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Miramont Castle Museum
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

2
nights
Golden

Golden ©
Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roxborough State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum and then walk around Deer Creek Canyon Park.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Golden online route planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Golden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and tram; or fly. August in Golden sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Golden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Littleton, Dinosaur Ridge
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Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

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