14 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Cripple Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Colorado Springs

7
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.
You've added Cheyenne Mountain State Park, United States Air Force Academy, Peterson Air & Space Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Old Colorado City. Escape the urban bustle at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and North Cheyenne Canon Park. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and get engrossed in the history at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Fountain Creek Nature Center
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 19:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
On the 20th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. On the next day, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and then immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip planner.

On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mueller State Park, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park

3
nights
Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Mt Pisgah Cemetery has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Mueller State Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, steep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Cripple Creek sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Divide, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park

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