51 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

51 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pikes Peak Region tour planner

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Colorado Springs
— 26 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 24 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 26 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.
You've now added Garden of the Gods to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online road trip planner.

Minneapolis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — Sep 1:

Cripple Creek

— 24 nights
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cripple Creek: Divide (Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center & Horsethief Falls). Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. There's lots more to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, try your luck at The Brass Ass Casino, take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, and take a memorable drive along Shelf Rd.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cripple Creek trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. September in Cripple Creek sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 25: