8 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs

— 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun and U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, examine the collection at ProRodeo Hall of Fame, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Bridges Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online trip itinerary maker.

Corpus Christi to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Corpus Christi in March, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be colder, around 28°F, while days are slightly colder, around 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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 18th (Thu): try your luck at Bronco Billy's Casino and then examine the collection at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Cripple Creek, take a memorable drive along Phantom Canyon Road, then examine the collection at Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, and finally go deep underground at Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek travel planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, Cripple Creek is a bit warmer at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Museums · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

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