Exciting Events to Look Forward to – Fall Edition

Woman at a pumpkin patch before Halloween

Are you looking for something exciting to do when you visit Cripple Creek, Colorado? Fall is almost here which is a magical time to visit Colorado because the air is crisp, there’s less intense sun, and the glorious aspen leaves are changing to red and gold to warm the landscape. Cripple Creek and its neighborhood…

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Labor Day Weekend in Cripple Creek

Aspen tree leaves changing color during autumn framed by aspen t

Labor Day always brings with it a sense of change. The weather is getting cooler, school is around the corner, and people are looking for one more fun thing to do before life gets too hectic. A hidden gem in Colorado has you covered with plenty of fun, which is why you need to visit…

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Explore Cripple Creek’s Old West History

Old illustration of miners pulling a cart in a quartz mine. Created by Chassevent and Sargent after previous engraving by unknown author, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1862

Cripple Creek is a historic mining town located at the base of Pikes Peak. While there, you can enjoy the beautiful mountain views and plenty of fun activities. Around one hundred years ago, Cripple Creek saw a huge influx of people seeking gold. When you visit Cripple Creek today, you can discover the history of the…

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A Guide to Thrilling Adventures Near Cripple Creek

2 men on the Terror-dactyl ride, one laughing, one crying

Some people come to Colorado for the views, but there is lots to do that can really get your heart pumping as well. You can stay at one of the Triple Crown Casinos and Hotels and make your way to neighboring areas to find thrill-seeking adventures. You can even find some fun and exciting things…

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Donkey Derby Day 2022

Donkey Running

You’ve probably never seen it anywhere else, but Cripple Creek offers you an opportunity to enjoy a donkey herd race that’s been a tradition for almost 100 years. Donkey Derby Day 2022 on August 13, 2022, will be one of the most popular Cripple Creek summer events you can enjoy. It’s a tradition that attracts…

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Planning a Summer Trip to Cripple Creek

If you’re planning a summer trip to Cripple Creek this summer, there are quite a few fun and exciting things you can do. This historic mining town is located at the base of Pikes Peak and is surrounded by mountains and beautiful views. It became popular about a hundred years ago when thousands of gold-seekers made…

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