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Colorado Springs— 11 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.Get in touch with nature at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Climbing Tours. Get some cultural insight at Penrose Heritage Museum and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (in Florissant), Canon City (Tunnel Drive, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, & more) and Divide (Horsethief Falls & Mueller State Park). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Bridges Trail, steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park, and catch a live performance at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip planner .
In September, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Colorado Springs
Cripple Creek, Canon City, Manitou Springs, Divide, Fountain Creek Nature Center
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