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

Friendly people in this old gold boom town. At one time 50000 people lived in or around and many historic buildings are standing. It has a pretty interesting museum in what was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Friendly people in this old gold boom town. At one time 50000 people lived in or around and many historic buildings are standing. It has a pretty interesting museum in what was once the railroad depot. If you like to read about American history, then you will find it interesting. It's major income now is from casinos which take up,moat... More 

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Haltom City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Quaint little town, main street is historic looking with a mixture of casinos and shops. The last time we came there were more places open. This time it looked like a lot of places were shuttered and falling down. It is starting to look like a ghost town.

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Hemet, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 NEW

Wanted to see one of the historic towns while we stayed in Colorado Springs so we settled on Cripple Creek. The drive over was beautiful. The town itself was very clean and charming. It looks like the casinos have taken over most of the main street and have really kept the town nice. Drive around town on the back streets... More 

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit. The town has a lot of history with wonderful casinos, bars and restaurants. I will definitely go back for another visit

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We wanted an experience for my son's 21st and this was perfect! It has a little bit of everything. The casinos are 24/7 to fit everyone's schedule along with great restaurants and charming boutiques. There is lots of history to explore from the donkey herds to the train to the mine; not to mention the old brothel. We were able... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

If you like to gamble and eat out welcome to Cripple Creek. Even if you are not inclined to gamble its fun to watch the people that do. Dealers are quite friendly and yes even the Pit boss. Take some time to walk around town. I enjoyed it. Hope you will too.

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Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Didn't appear to be much to do but gamble. I'm not much of a gambler so while family was doing that I walked around the town and took in the sights. The back drop off the town it doesn't even look real. It is just beautiful. We were able to see some wild life on our way home.

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Linwood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Really interesting learning about the history and seeing the buildings. The casinos seemed to fit right in. Definitely a place to unwind after all the outdoor activities in the area.

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Greenville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Riding around town seeing the western buildings was very interesting. We sure lucked up when we found the "wild" donkeys in town as well. We had been told there were some that didn't have owners but roamed the town freely. When we found them they were lined up in the shade of a building but they came out to see... More 

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New Castle, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It was a beautiful motorcycle ride to Cripple Creek. There was not a whole lot going on; it reminded me of the old western ghost towns but the next day there was going to be a big festival and people were setting up their tents and booths in the street.

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