5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Cripple Creek
— 2 nights

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City. On the next day, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip builder tool.

Wichita Falls to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In September, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Wichita Falls - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, thensteep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum, thentake a memorable drive along Phantom Canyon Road, and finally get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. September in Cripple Creek sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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