5 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado travel planner

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Florissant
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Chicago

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Colorado Springs

— 4 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.
Attractions like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Cañon City to see Royal Gorge Bridge and Park about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online attractions planner.

Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florissant.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Florissant

Florissant is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office in Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

Before you visit Florissant, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Florissant takes an hour. When traveling from Colorado Springs in August, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Florissant: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florissant

Parks · Nature
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