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 Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Foster's Place Playground (in Georgetown) and Maison de Ski (in Idaho Springs). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online driving holiday 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 Walt Disney World Resort make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. 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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