11 days in Cascade, Colorado Springs & Woodland Park Itinerary

11 days in Cascade, Colorado Springs & Woodland Park Itinerary

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Cascade
— 8 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Woodland Park
— Few hours

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Cascade

Cascade ©
Cascade is an unincorporated community and U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Cascade side-trips: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (in Florissant), Monument Rock Trail (in Monument) and Vindicator Valley Trail (in Victor). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Falls, and get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cascade road trip app.

Austin to Cascade is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in December; daily highs in Cascade reach 43°F and lows reach 15°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cascade

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 30:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then visit Old Colorado City. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Garden of the Gods, step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip planning app.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Cascade. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Woodland Park

Woodland Park ©
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and then identify plant and animal life at Red Rocks Group Campground.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Woodland Park planner.

Woodland Park is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In January, daily temperatures in Woodland Park can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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