11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
3
Woodland Park
— 1 night
4
Florissant
— 1 night
5
Cripple Creek
— 2 nights
6
Canon City
— 2 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Climbing Tours and Battlefield Colorado. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Peterson Air & Space Museum. The adventure continues: walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, trek along Seven Bridges Trail, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour planning website.

Monroe to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Monroe to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Monroe in July, with highs in Colorado Springs at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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Manitou Springs

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 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, get outside with Adventures Out West, thenwalk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park, thenfind something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and finally view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs driving holiday tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Miramont Castle Museum ©
Miramont Castle Museum

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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. On the 12th (Sun), play a few rounds at Shining Mountain Golf Course and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Woodland Park online visit planner.

Woodland Park is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. July in Woodland Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Florissant.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Outdoors Golf Museums
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Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Shining Mountain Golf Course ©
Shining Mountain Golf Course

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Florissant

Florissant ©
Florissant is a census-designated place and a U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florissant trip maker.

Florissant is just a short distance from Woodland Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Woodland Park in July: high temperatures in Florissant hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Florissant

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

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Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Shelf Rd, thenget engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, thentake a memorable drive along Phantom Canyon Road, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, get engrossed in the history at Cripple Creek District Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cripple Creek route tool.

Cripple Creek is very close to Florissant. Traveling from Florissant in July, you will find days in Cripple Creek are much warmer (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mueller State Park, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 16th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Tunnel Drive, and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Canon City itinerary app.

Drive from Cripple Creek to Canon City in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey