16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Cripple Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
4
Victor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Monument
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: Colorado Springs

6
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Escape the urban bustle at Mueller State Park and Shelf Rd. Bring the kids along to Battlefield Colorado and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Tunnel Drive (in Canon City), Victor Lowell Thomas Museum (in Victor) and Cripple Creek (Phantom Canyon Road & Old Homestead House Museum). There's much more to do: stroll through Seven Bridges Trail, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, trek along Palmer Park, and appreciate the history behind Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs tour builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Manitou Springs, Tunnel Drive, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Victor Lowell Thomas Museum
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Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, hike along Horsethief Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Park Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Red Rocks Group Campground. Keep things going the next day: walk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ruxton's Trading Post.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. June in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Woodland Park, Horsethief Falls, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Red Rocks Group Campground ©
Red Rocks Group Campground
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Park Lake ©
Manitou Park Lake

3
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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 23rd (Tue): try to win big at Century Casino Cripple Creek, then take an in-depth tour of Cripple Creek District Museum, and then try your luck at Casino at the Double Eagle Hotel. On the next day, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Florissant Fossil Quarry, examine the collection at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cripple Creek trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Manitou Springs to Cripple Creek by car takes about an hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manitou Springs in June: high temperatures in Cripple Creek hover around 89°F and lows are around 58°F. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Victor.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Florissant, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Cripple Creek District Museum ©
Cripple Creek District Museum

2
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Victor

Victor ©
Victor is a statutory city in Teller County, Colorado, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to American Eagles Overlook and Historic Mine and Isis Theatre. The adventure continues: hike along Vindicator Valley Trail, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, and get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Victor trip itinerary planner.

Victor is very close to Cripple Creek. In June in Victor, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 58°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument.

Things to do in Victor

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Isis Theatre ©
Isis Theatre
Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company ©
Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company

2
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Monument

Monument ©
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine, tee off at Kings Deer Golf Club, and then look for gifts at Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Monument trip site.

You can drive from Victor to Monument in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Victor in June, expect Monument to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Monument

Outdoors Shopping Golf
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Monument Rock Trail ©
Monument Rock Trail
Kings Deer Golf Club ©
Kings Deer Golf Club
300 Days of Shine ©
300 Days of Shine

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