9 days in Victor, Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Victor, Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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9 days in Victor, Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Victor
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
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Cripple Creek
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Colorado Springs
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Denver

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Victor

Victor
Victor is a statutory city in Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): trek along Vindicator Valley Trail, explore and take pictures at Shelf Rd, get answers to all your questions at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, then take a memorable drive along Phantom Canyon Road, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Victor trip itinerary planning website .

Colorado Springs to Victor is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Victor, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Victor

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Mueller State Park
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Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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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. To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek tour itinerary maker site .

Cripple Creek is very close to Victor. In October, daytime highs in Cripple Creek are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor), Skyline Drive (in Canon City) and Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Cripple Creek in October, with lows around 39°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Skyline Drive
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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