1 day in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

1 day in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip maker app.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Theme Parks

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Cripple Creek

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cripple Creek tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cripple Creek when traveling from Colorado Springs in October, with lows around 45°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
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