5 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Canon City
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Cripple Creek
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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 list of things to see and do now includes Manitou Springs Incline, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Phantom Canyon Brewing Co, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: stroll through Barr Trail to Pikes Peak and sample the tasty concoctions at Smiling Toad Brewery.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Canon City route planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Canon City when traveling from Colorado Springs in November, with lows around 33°F. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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Cripple Creek

The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, look for gifts at Cripple Creek, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Canyon Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Cripple Creek trip planner.

Getting from Canon City to Cripple Creek by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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