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Mountains of Fun

It was wonderful to visit the awesome mountains of Colorado, and discover this unique little town... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
D9602ZYsharonh
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Morristown
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Cripple Creek, Colorado, has gone from a rip roarin' mining camp that struck it rich in the 1890s... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Won a jackpot, when an employee tried to entrap me at Bronco Billy's I almost went to jail! AVOID, AVOID, AVOID!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

It was wonderful to visit the awesome mountains of Colorado, and discover this unique little town. Each side of the Main Street was lined with one casino after another. Good restaurants and fun inbetween. Be sure to go above the city to visit the museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Cripple Creek, Colorado, has gone from a rip roarin' mining camp that struck it rich in the 1890s and uncovered $500 million in gold ore to a rip roarin' tourist and gambling haven that also is making millions of dollars for the Teller County community....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you are a crapd player, this little town has several tables and some super strong 10x odds on tables. We had a great time walking around, as well as playing the tables

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pioneer641704
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice old gold mining District beautiful scenery this time of year ,Aspens we're beautiful. Lots of casinos.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The ride there is beautiful! We got there at 7:30 in the morning and nothing was open but the casinos, so it truly felt like a ghost town, I absolutely loved it! If I didn’t have my brother to drive those steep mountain roads though,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

There are many casinos up and down Main street. Not much else in town unless you like to gamble. You can ride a train and visit a gold mine nearby.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MIKE C
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We are glad we went. The town physically is adorable. Nicely preserved building. A true step back in time. The casino scene and all the tawdry it attracts ruined it. Will never go back.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colon_queen
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We came to visit the heritage and history of the town. We didn’t know it was packed with casinos. I can’t speak of the casinos but the museums are great. There are so many old old buildings here. But you will not find a McDonald’s,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful little town high up in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Lots of casinos. Get the players loyalty cards and get discounted or free meals at the various casinos plus other free gifts of playing cards or dice. Plenty of places to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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aspen24
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Steve K |
Yes, all the casinos have the latest modern slots and are ticket based. But Bronco Billy's still has a few coin payout machines.
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Heather F
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. You should call or email the Cripple Creek Chamber of Commerce perhaps Telephone: 1 719 689 5877
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Soccermom0221
August 27, 2015|
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Response from James253 | Reviewed this property |
We've been visiting that area for many years. The elevation of Cripple Creek is over 9,000 feet. Snow may be expected most anytime during the Fall, Winter, or Spring.
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