8 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Woodland Park Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Woodland Park Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Woodland Park Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Fountain
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Woodland Park
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
End: Colorado Springs

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Attractions like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Skyline Drive in Canon City--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs vacation builder .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Fountain

Fountain ©
The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Fountain Creek Nature Center and then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fountain trip planner .

Fountain is very close to Colorado Springs. September in Fountain sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Fountain

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Rainbow Falls
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Fountain Creek Nature Center ©
Fountain Creek Nature Center
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Woodland Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fountain to Woodland Park in an hour. Traveling from Fountain in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Woodland Park, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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