6 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally try your luck at Bronco Billy's Casino.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cripple Creek trip planner.

Houston to Cripple Creek is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Houston to Cripple Creek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in November, you will find days in Cripple Creek are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Fun & Games Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bronco Billy's Casino ©
Bronco Billy's Casino
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of World War II Aviation and St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip app.

Getting from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cripple Creek in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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