7 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
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Cripple Creek — 2 nights

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, then stroll through Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then stop by Cripple Creek.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cripple Creek. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
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Colorado Springs — 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, hike along Manitou Springs Incline, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip website.

You can drive from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. In May in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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