11 days in Colorado Springs & Orlando Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Springs & Orlando Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 4 nights
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.
Kids will enjoy National Museum of World War II Aviation and Garden of the Gods. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Maison de Ski (in Idaho Springs) and Georgetown (Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour & Foster's Place Playground). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, get engrossed in the history at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, have fun and explore at Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online sightseeing planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Universal Orlando Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 29th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Orlando, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in December, expect Orlando to be much warmer, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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