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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 796 vacation rentals near Cripple Creek. From 175 Cabins to 489 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cripple Creek for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cripple Creek:

  • Old Colorado City: 161 vacation rentals
  • Broadmoor: 448 vacation rentals
  • Central Colorado Springs: 247 vacation rentals
  • West Colorado Springs: 466 vacation rentals
  • Old North End: 70 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cripple Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cripple Creek. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad: 649 vacation rentals
  • Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine: 700 vacation rentals
  • Old Homestead House Museum: 628 vacation rentals
  • Double Eagle Casino: 647 vacation rentals
  • The Brass Ass Casino: 626 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Cripple Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 175 Cabins in Cripple Creek. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cripple Creek include:

  • Houses: 489 rentals available
  • Cottages: 175 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 175 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cripple Creek?

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

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