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Denver to Colorado Springs drive

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 Denver Tech Center
 Park Meadows Dr
 Castle Rock
 United States Air Force Academy
   Colorado Springs 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Denver to Colorado Springs road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Denver to Colorado Springs. If you're planning a road trip to Colorado Springs, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Denver and Colorado Springs. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Denver and Colorado Springs. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Denver
drive for about 15 minutes

10:15 am  Denver Tech Center
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:15 am
drive for about 11 minutes

11:26 am  Park Meadows Dr
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:26 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

12:43 pm  Castle Rock
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 25 minutes

2:09 pm  Monument
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:09 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

3:25 pm  United States Air Force Academy
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:25 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

4:42 pm  arrive in Colorado Springs

driving ≈ 1.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Denver, Colorado.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Denver Tech Center

Park Meadows Dr

Castle Rock
    questions about Castle Rock:
        Las Vegas, by to Castle Rock, co

    United States Air Force Academy  (4 mentions)

United States Air Force Academy  (4 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Colorado Springs, Colorado.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Colorado Springs?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, which was mentioned 2 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Colorado Springs? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Colorado Springs?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Garden of the Gods  (16 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Colorado Springs. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Kimberly from Scottsdale asked:
Camping at Garden of the Gods / Seven Falls  (3 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Colorado Springs.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Colorado Springs to Denver drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Denver? Try searching for places within 1 hour of Denver.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Denver to Colorado Springs. Or get a full Denver to Colorado Springs flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Denver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Denver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 70 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 8 minutes
152 Denver travel answers
1 Castle Rock travel answer
45 Colorado Springs travel answers


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