3 days in Buena Vista, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

3 days in Buena Vista, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Castle Rock
Drive:  3 h
1
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cripple Creek
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
End: Castle Rock

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Mount Princeton Historic Bath House & Hot Springs to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista attractions planner.

Castle Rock to Buena Vista is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. August in Buena Vista sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Spas Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Mount Princeton Historic Bath House & Hot Springs, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

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hours
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've added Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Colorado Jeep Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad, see Colorado Jeep Tours, then stroll around Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Canon City takes 2 hours. In August, Canon City is a bit warmer than Buena Vista - with highs of 89°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Canon City

Wildlife Nature Tours

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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hours
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 10th (Sat), look for gifts at Cripple Creek, then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, then try your luck at Century Casino Cripple Creek, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cripple Creek trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Casinos Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Century Casino Cripple Creek ©
Century Casino Cripple Creek
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum