5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 1 night
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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip 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 January, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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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 14th (Thu), go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, then examine the collection at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek travel website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cripple Creek, with lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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