3 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Cripple Creek


Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs itinerary planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

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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. On the 25th (Fri), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and then take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cripple Creek travel route planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. June in Cripple Creek sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek


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