5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
2
Divide
— 1 night
3
Cripple Creek
— Few hours
4
Canon City
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then look for gifts at Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Here are some ideas for day two: expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

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Omaha to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in August, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Divide.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Commonwheel Artists Co-op
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Divide

Divide ©
Divide is a census-designated place and a U.S. To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Divide trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Divide in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Divide can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Divide

Wildlife Parks
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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 12th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and then stroll through Vindicator Valley Trail.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cripple Creek trip planner.

Cripple Creek is just a short distance from Divide. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Divide in August: high temperatures in Cripple Creek hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Vindicator Valley Trail
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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and then take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Canon City road trip planner.

You can drive from Cripple Creek to Canon City in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Canon City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours

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