9 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Cripple Creek
— 3 nights

5
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.
Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Penrose Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. There's lots more to do: hike along Seven Bridges Trail, stroll through Palmer Park, learn about all things military at Peterson Air & Space Museum, and stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 17:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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. Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sun), go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls, thensee the interesting displays at Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mt Pisgah Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vindicator Valley Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cripple Creek can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Divide, Victor, Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
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Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum ©
Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum

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