5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Cripple Creek
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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.
You'll explore and learn at United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Western Museum of Mining and Industry and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, kick back and relax at Memorial Park, see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, and steep yourself in history at Peterson Air & Space Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip website.

Austin to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 39°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

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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 31st (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, explore and take pictures at Phantom Canyon Road, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cripple Creek route tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, Cripple Creek is a bit warmer at night with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
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Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park

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