7 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Florissant Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Florissant
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Pikes Peak Greenway Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Skyline Drive (in Canon City) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in August, plan for little chillier nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florissant.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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River Rafting & Tubing
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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Florissant

Florissant ©
Florissant is a census-designated place and a U.S. On the 6th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florissant trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Florissant takes an hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in August: highs in Florissant hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florissant

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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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