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Cripple Creek

Address: from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO
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Type: Historic Sites, Shops, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Historic Sites, Shops, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
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Kirbyville, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Cripple Creek is an old town full of casinos. The drive is very beautiful! Although, I don't recommend for family with children as there was not much offered to entertain them.

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I try to go to Cripple Creek once a month. I love small town gambling and fun. The donkey races are worth the time, the ice sculptures are always great. I enjoy the drive from Canon City with all of the wildlife and vistas. Shelf road is pretty, but you need to plan on taking a 4x4 to save the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Been before but always in the summer. We went for New Years. Fun and low key. Love that it is pretty much for couples. We were there 4 days and I only saw a few kids. Yeah! All we did was gamble and eat. Real cold this time of year but of so beautiful. The town was all done up... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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119 reviews 119 reviews
62 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We like to go to Cripple Creek about 4 -5 times per year. The drive is beautiful and it is fun to gamble for a few hours. We also like the nostalgia of an 1800's mining town. Never really plan to win at gambling, so we bring a limit to spend. If we win-- we go more often. Many great... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We walked around to a few of the casinos and enjoyed the scenery, even won some money! The views from CR 67 are amazing! I would recommend making that drive to see the countryside and beautiful mountains.

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Tampa, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Tourism is secondary to the Casino's so call ahead. Much of town is closed during the week except for the Casino's and a gift shop. I have been there before and enjoyed the Museums and the Narrow Gauge train tour so I know they are worth the visit and your money thats why I gave a three star, but call... More 

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Lake Grove, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Cripple Creek is an old mining town that has a lot of small store front casinos as well as some Credible sized casinos. I signed up for at least 9 players club cards and played a few bucks in all of them and I didn't go broke! Had a lot of fun though. I love casinos so I had a... More 

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Johnstown, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We came to the area to do a "history vacation" - all of the museums in the area are top notch. Driving over to Victor was a fun little trip and the train ride was fun and different. The mine tour was great also. Even went to the cemetery and toured the Old Homestead House brothel. All of the museum... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
40 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a restored mining towns with some historic buildings, a train ride, museums, heritage center, mine tours and walking/hiking trails. The main street was torn up during our stay so it was difficult to get around in town, but outside of town you can walk trails around some old mines. The casinos are typical casinos and there are a... More 

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Tx
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

3/4 of the stores are closed or abandoned...or maybe more...I was hoping to see a lot of antique stores and cute shops there was nothing, I mean nothing in this town except a Casino...The entire main street was tore up for renovations you could not drive down it..big disappointment of our trip to Colorado...it takes awhile to get there from... More 

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