7 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

7 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
— 1 night
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Cripple Creek

— 1 night
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, steep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally examine the collection at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum.

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Minneapolis to Cripple Creek is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Cripple Creek is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: highs in Cripple Creek hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Manitou Springs

— 1 night
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 21st (Mon), cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then get a dose of the wild on Colorado Wolf Adventures.

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Getting from Cripple Creek to Manitou Springs by car takes about an hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cripple Creek in June, with highs in Manitou Springs at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Wildlife

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Colorado Springs

— 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of World War II Aviation and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex & Skyline Drive). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, look for all kinds of wild species at Fountain Creek Nature Center, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

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Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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