Cripple Creek Travel Guide

Discover the historic mining town of Cripple Creek, located just a short drive outside of Colorado Springs. Play your luck at one of the many casinos, visit historic sites and museums, or get out and play in the mountains surrounding the small town. Use our Cripple Creek Travel Guide to plan your next trip!

Discover the allure of Cripple Creek, a historic haven nestled at the base of Pike's Peak and a treasure trove of Colorado's Gold Rush heritage. Today, Cripple Creek is a hub for both history enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Journey through the golden past by exploring the area's mines, like the famed Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine or the active Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine. Take a step back in time with a scenic ride on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, or delve into the region's rich narrative at the Heritage Center. For a dash of local color and celebration, partake in vibrant events such as the Donkey Derby Days and the Ice Festival, or enjoy a captivating performance at the historical Butte Theater on Bennett Avenue. And for your stay, consider the comfort and convenience of nestago’s Cripple Creek Rentals, offering a perfect home base to relax after a day of exploration. 


Feeling lucky? Hit the jackpot of entertainment with Cripple Creek's lineup of 11 casinos, where the legacy of fortune-seeking is alive and well. Immerse yourself in the energy of Johnny Nolon's Casino, Century Casino, or the vintage charm of the Brass Ass Casino among others, all conveniently located along the central stretch of 5th Street. If you’re coming from Colorado Springs, you’re just a short drive from joining the excitement and living the legend. Slot machines, table games, and historic buildings await, offering a unique blend of past and present. Interested in making your visit truly unforgettable? Reach out to us to secure your stay with Nestago Cripple Creek Rentals, where modern amenities meet historic charm. Contact us now to plan your ultimate Cripple Creek experience, where adventure and history meet at the gateway to the mountains.