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Address: from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO

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Old mining town

We have been coming here for years. It was once a great place to visit. Now it's a gambling town, but still has several attractions worth coming back to see. The free roaming... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Troy, Alabama
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Troy, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We have been coming here for years. It was once a great place to visit. Now it's a gambling town, but still has several attractions worth coming back to see. The free roaming donkeys are always interesting. They just hang around town in various places. The local shops have food for them. It was free at the museum when coming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Spend a few minutes here. Neat turn of the century architecture and clever little town. bring your camera because the storefronts are amazing. A little crowded for my taste.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was definitely not the Cripple Creek I remember! It is just casino after casino with a few shops thrown in. The candy store was fantastic! Homemade chocolate goodness! We were here for the start of the rodeo, so we got to see the rodeo parade. That was cute. Make sure to see the Jail and ride the train if... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There is fount to be had in the existing casinos yet so sad to see so many abandoned buildings. What you also need to rake part in is the history, museums, and train.

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Canon City, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Good for machine gambling. One day, maybe two for gambling. Not much else in town except for the donkeys. Hotel rooms in most establishments are recently renovated. Drive around and find the donkeys.

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Dunedin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We took a side trip to Cripple Creek to explore a bit. We ended up taking the train ride through the old mining district, and learned a lot about life back in the gold rush days. We drove through the town and saw old buildings and more local history. The history and people were very interesting and it was a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The hiking nearby was excellent. If you don't gamble (or hike) there won't be a whole lot to do. Three museums. We went to one which was good. I hear the Butte Theatre is really great and I would have liked to go on a mine tour, but we were there too early in the season. Need to wait until... More 

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Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I remember going to Cripple Creek when I was younger and enjoying it. However, I just visited in April and the town was very quiet. Must have been off-season.

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Oakland, Maryland, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We knew there were casinos in Cripple Creek but gambling seems to be the major business there. The few shops that were open were pretty sad looking. We also went too early in the season and the railroad and mining museum were not open yet (these were the 2 things we really wanted to do) - go after Memorial Day... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

we drove to Cripple Creek after seeing info about it in a tourist magazine. It sounded fun, so we went. But it was misleading information. The drive from hwy 24 on hwy 67 was GORGEOUS! (That was the best part). Once we pulled into town, it looked so perfect - so perfectly old-school western mining town. Then we noticed that... More 

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Address: from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cripple Creek

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