8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wichita
1
Wichita
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cripple Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Wichita

1
day
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Great Plains Nature Center, then see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, then browse the exhibits of Old Cowtown Museum, and finally examine the collection at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wichita trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Wichita. In August, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Old Cowtown Museum ©
Old Cowtown Museum
Great Plains Nature Center ©
Great Plains Nature Center
Museum of World Treasures ©
Museum of World Treasures

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Sun), hike along Palmer Park, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun, then walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and then hike along Seven Bridges Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Wichita to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Wichita in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at 83°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail

3
nights
Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mueller State Park and Shelf Rd. Get in touch with nature at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and Phantom Canyon Road. Step out of Cripple Creek to go to Divide and see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, which is approximately 30 minutes away. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Cripple Creek.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip maker app .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in August: highs in Cripple Creek hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Divide, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

2
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Black Bear Pass, stop by Route 550 Gifts, and then hike along Ice Lakes Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Creek Falls, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ouray County Museum, and finally stroll through Cascade Falls Park.

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Traveling by car from Cripple Creek to Ouray takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. Traveling from Cripple Creek in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ouray: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Telluride, Silverton
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Ice Lakes Trailhead ©
Ice Lakes Trailhead
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park

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