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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Cripple Creek
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Wichita to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Wichita - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. On the 19th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cripple Creek trip app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cripple Creek are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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