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Day One
8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Breakfast in Cripple Creek
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 Area
  • Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum (719-748-8259)
  • Nature’s Wealth Fossil Dig (719-748-3805)
  • Hornbek Homestead (one of the area's first homestead locations)
When done return to overnight in Cripple Creek or travel down High Park Rd to Cañon City
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.