8 days in Durango & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Durango & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Durango
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights

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Durango

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see Off-Road Tours. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Durango travel planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Durango. In June, daytime highs in Durango are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
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Colorado Springs

— 5 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 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to your itinerary. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Cañon City (Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip planning site.

Getting from Durango to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Durango in June, with lows around 54°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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