8 days in Cripple Creek & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Cripple Creek & Canon City Itinerary

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8 days in Cripple Creek & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Kirksville
Drive:  12​h
1
Cripple Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Canon City
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Kirksville

2
nights
Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. You've added Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, Cripple Creek District Museum, Phantom Canyon Road, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, take an in-depth tour of Cripple Creek District Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company.

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Kirksville to Cripple Creek is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Kirksville to Cripple Creek is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Scenic Drive Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company
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4
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tunnel Drive. Get a sense of the local culture at Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center and Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center. Get in touch with nature at Mission: Wolf and Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Canyon Park, tee off at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, and admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex.

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Getting from Cripple Creek to Canon City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Canon City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, Mission: Wolf
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Mission: Wolf ©
Mission: Wolf
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation ©
Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park

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