4 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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

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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 22nd (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In May, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cripple Creek. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): try your luck at Bronco Billy's Casino, look for gifts at Cripple Creek, then contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum, and finally go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cripple Creek trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Cripple Creek are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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