3 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

3 days 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 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. On your second day here, walk around Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs tour builder website.

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. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Cripple Creek

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The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, then immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cripple Creek trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. February in Cripple Creek sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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