5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— Few hours
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Cripple Creek
— 4 nights

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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.
For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs travel planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs. Traveling from New York City in October, expect little chillier with lows of 39°F in Colorado Springs. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center (in Woodland Park) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). The adventure continues: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, try to win big at The Brass Ass Casino, see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, and take a memorable drive along Shelf Rd.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cripple Creek trip planning site.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in Cripple Creek. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Victor, Divide, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum

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