9 days in Cripple Creek, Breckenridge & Buena Vista Itinerary

9 days in Cripple Creek, Breckenridge & Buena Vista Itinerary

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Cripple Creek
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Breckenridge
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Buena Vista
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Cripple Creek
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cripple Creek: Woodland Park (Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center & Manitou Park Lake), Lake George (M Lazy C Ranch & Eleven Mile State Park) and Devils Head Lookout (in Sedalia). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, cruise along Shelf Rd, and take an in-depth tour of Cripple Creek District Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek holiday builder.

Denton to Cripple Creek is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denton to Cripple Creek due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Denton in September; daily highs in Cripple Creek reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

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Wildwood Casino ©
Wildwood Casino
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
Devils Head Lookout ©
Devils Head Lookout

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Wellington Trail, go for a walk through Fairy Forest, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, stop by The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge, then don't miss a visit to Main Street, and finally admire all the interesting features of Boreas Pass Road.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Cripple Creek to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Cripple Creek in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
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The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge ©
The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 10th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, take a pleasant ride with Mt Princeton Riding Stables & Equestrian Center, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Buena Vista trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Buena Vista in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in September, expect nights in Buena Vista to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

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Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek
For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cripple Creek road trip planner.

Drive from Buena Vista to Cripple Creek in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Buena Vista in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Cripple Creek: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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