7 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

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Cripple Creek

— 2 nights
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, then stroll through Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then stop by Cripple Creek.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cripple Creek. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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Colorado Springs

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, trek along Manitou Springs Incline, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 42°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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