5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Denver
bus:  1​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Canon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cripple Creek
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
End: Denver

1
night
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 Helen Hunt Falls as well as Red Rock Canyon. On the 13th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon and then stroll around Garden of the Gods. On your second day here, stroll around The Paint Mines Interpretive Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip builder app .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Paint Mines Interpretive Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

2
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Canon City trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Canon City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Canon City

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Bishop Castle
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Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
night
Cripple Creek

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You will leave for Lake George on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Outdoors Tours

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