31 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

31 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
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Colorado Springs
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Cripple Creek — 6 nights

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Take a break from Cripple Creek with a short trip to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide, about 30 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. There's lots more to do: go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, hike along Vindicator Valley Trail, and contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum.

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Newark to Cripple Creek is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in June: highs in Cripple Creek hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games
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Colorado Springs — 24 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cripple Creek in June, you will find days in Colorado Springs are little chillier (84°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails
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