7 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon Open Space and Manitou Springs Incline. Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain 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. On the 7th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then cruise along Phantom Canyon Road. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cripple Creek trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. In July in Cripple Creek, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trips

Divide, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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