8 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 3 nights

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Canon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In September in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Canon City, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
River Rafting & Tubing

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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 9th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, thencruise along Phantom Canyon Road, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cripple Creek online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Divide, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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