5 days in Manitou Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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5 days in Manitou Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

Start: Manitou Springs
1
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Cripple Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Manitou Springs

1
night
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes North Cheyenne Canon Park, Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Garden of the Gods. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs online holiday builder .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Manitou Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Colorado Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

3
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Cripple Creek, then explore and take pictures at Shelf Rd, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cripple Creek trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Manitou Springs to Cripple Creek takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manitou Springs in October; daily highs in Cripple Creek reach 71°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Skyline Drive
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
Cripple Creek ©
Cripple Creek

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