9 days in Woodland Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Woodland Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Woodland Park
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Woodland Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: Woodland Park

5
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Woodland Park: Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor), Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (in Florissant) and Cripple Creek (Shelf Rd, Phantom Canyon Road, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, walk around Red Rocks Group Campground, and examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Woodland Park trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Woodland Park. December in Woodland Park sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Divide, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Manitou Park Lake ©
Manitou Park Lake

3
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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.
On the 28th (Sat), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Keep things going the next day: walk around Garden of the Gods, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip builder app.

Colorado Springs is very close to Woodland Park. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 18°F. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy