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Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

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Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

We'll be driving from Pueblo, CO to Omaha, NE in early June (about a 9 hour drive according to googlemaps). Since we're so close, I'd love to stop at the Garden of the Gods, but being limited for time I'm not sure it's worth it. Would an hour or two be enough time to at least see the highlights and maybe get out of the car a bit?

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1. Re: Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

yes it's worth it, drive through in 15 minutes or so...or take longer to get out and walk the trails, whatever you have time for. I would definitely stop if you get the chance it's well worth it even on a short amount of time. We've done both shorter and longer.

Edited: 02 April 2013, 00:39
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2. Re: Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

Totally worth it, even if you only get to drive through. If you are entering from the Visitor's Center, pull over at the first parking lot and walk around for a bit. When leaving that parking lot, you'll come around the first bend, pull over there (not a parking lot) a fantastic view and photo op. From there follow the signs to balanced rock.

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3. Re: Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

Perfect! We'll definitely plan on stopping.

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4. Re: Garden of the Gods in an hour or two?

Yup, plenty of time. Even enough to get out and walk around.

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