Two Days in Florence, Cañon City, and Cripple Creek


Heritage Tour

DAY ONE 7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast in Florence 8:00 am - 11:00 am Pioneer Museum Oldest/still Working Oil Site Antiquing On Historic Main Street 12:00 pm Lunch in Cañon City, Colorado 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 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)... Learn More

One Day in The Climate Capital of Colorado


Cañon City

DAY ONE 7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast in Cañon City, Colorado 8:00 am - 9:30 am Take a walk on the Arkansas Riverwalk Or, visit the Museum of Colorado Prisons 10:00 am Visit the Regional History Museum and their dinosaur exhibit  (719-269-9036) 12:30 pm Lunch in Cañon City, Colorado 1:30 pm Take a drive over Skyline Drive 3:00 pm Arrive Royal Gorge Route Railroad (719-276-4000) 5:30 pm Dinner in Cañon City ... Learn More

Good Places To Find Fossils


Cripple Creek - Florissant

DAY ONE 8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast in Cripple Creek, Colorado 9:00 am - 9:30 am Travel down Teller One to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (719) 748-3253 9:30 am - 12:30 am Enjoy all there is to see and do at the Fossil Beds (giant tree stump, hiking, Ranger talks, etc.) 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch at Costello’s Street Coffee House 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Visit other points of interest in the Florissant, Colorado Area Pikes Peak Historical... Learn More

Mines, Museums, and The Butte Theater


Cripple Creek - Victor Mining

DAY ONE 8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast in Cripple Creek, Colorado 9:00 am - 10:00 am Cripple Creek Heritage Center 10:00 am - 11:30 am Mollie Kathleen Mine Tour (719) 689-2465 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch in Cripple Creek, Colorado Travel to Victor 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm Tour of modern working Cripple Creek / Victor Mine (reservations required) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Museums in Cripple Creek District Museum (719) 689-9540) Old Homestead House Museum (719-689-9090) Outlaws & Lawmen... Learn More

Explore U.S., Colorado, and Fremont County History


History Lovers' Tour - Day 1

DAY ONE 8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast in either Cañon City or Florence, Colorado area 8:15 am - 10:00 am Stroll Historic Downtown Cañon City without all the traffic! There are 81 buildings on the National Historic landmark list in just these few blocks.  We have churches around almost every corner, and they are mostly built from local stone from quarries in the county. 10:00 am - 11:30 am The Museum and History Center at 612 Royal Gorge Boulevard is open,... Learn More

Hiking, Prison Museum, and Western Fremont County


History Lovers' Tour - Day 2

DAY TWO 7:00 am - 7:45 am BREAKFAST At the Hotel, Motel, B&B or wherever you parked your RV.  Take time to go outside and stretch in the beautiful weather we are famous for. 8:15 am - 10:00 am Stroll Historic Downtown Cañon City without all the traffic! There are 81 buildings on the National Historic landmark list in just these few blocks.  We have churches around almost every corner, and they are mostly built from local stone from quarries in the... Learn More

Museums, Picnics, and Walking with the Dinosaurs


History Lovers' Leisure Tour

DAY ONE 7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in either Cañon City, Colorado 9:15 am - 11:30 am Take a walk with the dinosaurs.  Garden Park Fossil Area, located just north of Cañon City on Shelf Road, is a 3,600-acre area that has been producing significant dinosaur fossils for nearly 125 years. Most of the Jurassic dinosaurs on display at Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History are from this area. Three Stegosaurus skeletons, including Colorado’s state fossil, are from this area. 11:30 pm... Learn More

A 2-Day Adventure Tour for Those Who Like a Little Thrill


Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway

DAY ONE 7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast in Cañon City, Colorado 8:00 am - 12:00 pm ½ day Raft Trip / Ziplinet 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch in Cañon City, Colorado 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ATV Tours 3:30 pm Helitours  (719) 276-9038 6:30 pm Lunch in Cañon City, Colorado DAY TWO 7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast in Cañon City, Colorado 8:00 am - 9:00 am Historic Main Street 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Royal Gorge Route Railroad (719) 276-4000... Learn More

Get Off The Paved Roads


Mountain Trip Itinerary

DAY ONE 8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast in either Florence or Cripple Creek, Colorado 9:00 am - 11:00 am Travel up Phantom Canyon Road (gravel road most of way high clearance vehicle recommended) Don't forget to stop along the way and enjoy the interpretive signage. Also available a Audio tour CD that shares the history of the railroad and this route.  (719) 689-2461 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Spend some time in the town of Victor, Colorado Lunch Museums (Lowell Thomas... Learn More

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