8 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

8 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 1 night
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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.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of World War II Aviation and U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center & Skyline Drive). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs holiday planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Colorado Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf Adventures. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs trip planning app.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In June, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

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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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and then take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cripple Creek online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Manitou Springs to Cripple Creek takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manitou Springs in June; daily highs in Cripple Creek reach 89°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Museums

Side Trip

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