8 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Woodland Park Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Woodland Park Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Fountain
— 1 night
3
Woodland Park
— 1 night

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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.
Manitou Cliff Dwellings has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Garden of the Gods and National Museum of World War II Aviation make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Canon City to see Skyline Drive about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and stop by Focus on the Family Bookstore.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs attractions planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Skyline Drive
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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. On the 28th (Sat), trek along Fountain Creek Nature Center and then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fountain sightseeing planner.

Fountain is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Fountain

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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. On the 29th (Sun), stroll through Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Woodland Park trip builder tool.

Getting from Fountain to Woodland Park by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Fountain in September, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Woodland Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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