3 days in Colorado Springs & Woodland Park Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Woodland Park Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Woodland Park
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Colorado Springs

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then stop by Old Colorado City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, then explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday app.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive

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Woodland Park

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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. On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf Adventures, and then see the interesting displays at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Woodland Park online visit planner.

Woodland Park is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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