5 days in Monument & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Monument & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County vacation planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Monument
— 2 nights
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights



— 2 nights
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): play a few rounds at Kings Deer Golf Club and then stop by Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Monument Rock Trail and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monument trip planning app.

Milwaukee to Monument is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Monument when traveling from Milwaukee in July, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Monument

Outdoors · Golf · Trails · Parks
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Colorado Springs

— 2 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Colorado Springs is very close to Monument. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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