7 days in Colorado Springs, Monument & Cripple Creek Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Monument & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Monument
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cripple Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Colorado Springs

3
nights
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In May in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monument.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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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

1
night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kings Deer Golf Club as well as 300 Days of Shine. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tee off at Kings Deer Golf Club, then tee off at Kings Deer Golf Club, then stop by Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Monument travel route planner.

Monument is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Monument

Golf Outdoors Shopping
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Kings Deer Golf Club ©
Kings Deer Golf Club
300 Days of Shine ©
300 Days of Shine
Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique ©
Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique

2
nights
Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Bronco Billy's Casino has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), try your luck at Bronco Billy's Casino, then look for gifts at Cripple Creek, then steep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum, and finally go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

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You can drive from Monument to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Monument in June, expect Cripple Creek to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trips

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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