10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 3 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): walk around Garden of the Gods, then walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and then admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature
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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then look for gifts at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs road trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cripple Creek

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. When in Cripple Creek, make a side trip to see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide, approximately Divide away. There's still lots to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, and try to win big at Bronco Billy's Casino.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cripple Creek trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Manitou Springs to Cripple Creek by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Manitou Springs in July, things will get a bit warmer in Cripple Creek: highs are around 90°F and lows about 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, then cruise along Skyline Drive, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, and finally do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canon City online itinerary planner.

Getting from Cripple Creek to Canon City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Canon City, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 63°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Trails · Parks
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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.