8 days in Colorado Springs & Aitkin Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Aitkin Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Aitkin
— 2 nights

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Denver (Washington Park, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, &more), River Rafting & Tubing (in Canon City) and Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs tour planning website.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aitkin.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Denver, River Rafting & Tubing, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Off-Road Tours
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Aitkin

Aitkin ©
Aitkin is a city in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Aitkin County Historical Society, thentake an in-depth tour of Soo Line Depot Museum, thenstop by Loide' Oils & Vinegars, and finally play a few rounds at The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): walk around Croft Mine Historical Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Crosslake Historic Village, and then tee off at Deacon's Lodge Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aitkin road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colorado Springs to Aitkin. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for slightly colder days in Aitkin, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aitkin

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Crosby, Nisswa, Crosslake Historic Village, Deacon's Lodge Golf Course
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Aitkin County Historical Society ©
Aitkin County Historical Society
The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge ©
Deacon's Lodge Golf Course ©
Deacon's Lodge Golf Course

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