9 days in Monument & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Monument & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Topeka
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
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Monument
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
2
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 15 min
End: Topeka

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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. Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), trek along Monument Rock Trail and then stop by Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Monument journey tool.

Topeka to Monument is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Topeka in May: high temperatures in Monument hover around 64°F and lows are around 38°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Monument

Shopping Trails Outdoors
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Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique ©
Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique
Monument Rock Trail ©
Monument Rock Trail

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek), Canon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday planner.

Colorado Springs is just a short distance from Monument. In May in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Horsethief Falls, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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