8 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Florissant
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Colorado Springs

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Canon City (The Abbey Events Complex & Skyline Drive). There's much more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. May in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florissant.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
Florissant

Florissant ©
Florissant is a census-designated place and a U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florissant trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Florissant in an hour. When traveling from Colorado Springs in May, plan for cooler days in Florissant, with highs around 47°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Florissant

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Divide
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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