15 days in Morrison, Colorado Springs & Dolores Itinerary

15 days in Morrison, Colorado Springs & Dolores Itinerary

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15 days in Morrison, Colorado Springs & Dolores Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Morrison
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Dolores
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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Morrison

Morrison ©
Morrison is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Morrison-Rockwood State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Albany Mounds State Historic Site.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Morrison trip itinerary planner .

Chicago to Morrison is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Chicago in July, Morrison is a bit cooler at night with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Morrison

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Albany Mounds State Historic Site
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Albany Mounds State Historic Site ©
Albany Mounds State Historic Site
Morrison-Rockwood State Park ©
Morrison-Rockwood State Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manitou Cliff Dwellings as well as Garden of the Gods. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Park meadows mall (in Lone Tree), Walking tours (in Denver) and Miller Activity Complex (in Castle Rock). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, get your game on at Legends Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, and get a taste of life in the country at Bear Basin Packtrips.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Morrison to Colorado Springs with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Morrison to Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dolores.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Heroes Plaza - National Medal of Honor Memorial, Walking tours, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Snobahn
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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Dolores

The Town of Dolores is a Statutory Town in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dolores: Balloon Rides (in Albuquerque), Four Corners Monument (in Teec Nos Pos) and Durango (River Rafting & Tubing, Historic Downtown Durango, & more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, get a new perspective on nature at The Anasazi Heritage Center, view the masterpieces at Artisans of Mancos, and explore the striking landscape at Yankee Boy Basin.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dolores vacation builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colorado Springs to Dolores. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dolores

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Durango, Mesa Verde National Park, Ouray, Artisans of Mancos, Aztec Ruins National Monument
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River Rafting & Tubing
Balloon Rides
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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