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Day One
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast in Florence
8:00 am - 11:00 am Enjoy what Florence has to offer:
  • Pioneer Museum
  • Oldest/still working Oil Site
  • Antiquing on historic Main Street
12:00 pm
  • Lunch in Cañon City
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Enjoy the history of the area:
  • Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center (includes a Dinosaur exhibit)
  • Museum of Colorado Prisons
  • Fremont County City of the Arts
  • Don’t forget to take a stroll down Historic downtown
6:00 pm
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in Cañon City
  • Time permitting, check out Entertainment in Veteran's Park (7-9pm on Tuesday)
Day Two
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:30 am Travel via Highway 9, High Park Road and Teller One to the Cripple Creek/Victor district
9:30 am Visit the Museums of Cripple Creek:
  • Cripple Creek District Museum (5 historic buildings packed full of District History, 719-689-9540)
  • Old Homestead House Museum (1896 furnished brothel full of stories, 719-689-9090)
  • Outlaw & Lawmen Jail Museum (Old Teller County Jail 1901-1992, 719-689-6556)
12:00 pm
  • Lunch in Cripple Creek
1:00 pm Travel the 7 miles over to Victor where you can enjoy:
  • Lowell Thomas Museum ( 719-689-5509)
  • Ag and Mining History Museum
  • Walking tour in Historic Victor
3:30 pm
  • Return to Cripple Creek and Ride the Cripple Creek/Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Then chose to either return to Cañon City or overnight in Cripple Creek

For further assistance, contact Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway:
  • Phone: 719-689-2461
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


NOTE: These suggested itineraries can be self-guided, or you can call 719-689-2461 for help in arranging package deals.