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

— 3 nights
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 Western Museum of Mining and Industry. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colorado Wolf Adventures and Peterson Air & Space Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, listen to music at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, and enjoy the sand and surf at Memorial Park.

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 · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Cripple Creek

— 1 night
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 · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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