5 days in Manitou Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Start: Manitou Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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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. On the 8th (Tue), walk around Garden of the Gods and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Manitou Springs. October in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 35°F at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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: look for gifts at Cripple Creek, then explore and take pictures at Shelf Rd, and then cruise along Skyline Drive.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cripple Creek day trip tool.

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 enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Scenic Drive Outdoors 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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