Destination guide

Travel to cozy Cripple Creek

Come and experience Cripple Creek and its history, architecture and museums. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the riverfront, casino gaming and opera houses. Pikes Peak and Manitou Springs Cave Dwellings are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Cripple Creek

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cripple Creek a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pikes Peak Cog Railway (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Arcade Amusements (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Shining Mountain Golf Club (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cripple Creek

Travelers enjoy Cripple Creek for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cripple Creek is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pikes Peak (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Manitou Springs Cave Dwellings (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Cave of the Winds (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Garden of the Gods (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • American Eagles Overlook and Historic Mine (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Vindicator Valley Trail (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)

Transportation to and around Cripple Creek

The nearest airport is in Colorado Springs, CO (COS), located 25.9 mi (41.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Cripple Creek?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 793 holiday lettings near Cripple Creek. From 172 Cabins to 491 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cripple Creek is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cripple Creek?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cripple Creek:

  • West Colorado Springs: 420 holiday homes
  • Southwest Colorado Springs: 127 holiday homes
  • Woodmen Valley: 110 holiday homes
  • Briargate: 209 holiday homes
  • Central Colorado Springs: 241 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cripple Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cripple Creek. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Garden of the Gods: 654 holiday lettings
  • Citadel Mall: 1,037 holiday lettings
  • Helen Hunt Falls: 1,086 holiday lettings
  • Colorado Springs Country Club: 1,103 holiday lettings
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo: 945 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cripple Creek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Cripple Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 172 Cabins in Cripple Creek. Our other popular types of Cripple Creek holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 491 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 172 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 172 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cripple Creek?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Cripple Creek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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