5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
2
Cripple Creek
— 3 nights

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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 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center, thenlook for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, thenexplore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, thenexamine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, and then trek along Palmer Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls, and then stop by Cripple Creek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): try to win big at Bronco Billy's Casino, thensteep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mt Pisgah Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cripple Creek road trip app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, Cripple Creek is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Divide, Vindicator Valley Trail
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum
Bronco Billy's Casino ©
Bronco Billy's Casino

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