Time Travel


A trip to Cripple Creek takes you to a different place and a different time.

The historic brick buildings along the main street, Bennett Avenue, have been grandly restored, and they take you right back to the Old West. Stepping into a saloon and making a few bets, you’ll experience the best of the old and new.

A series of attractions and special events will also lead to the feeling that you’re back in the late 1800s.



Descend into a historic gold mine. Chug through the wilderness in a steam locomotive. Step into a jail that has housed many an outlaw. Cripple Creek’s historic attractions will turn back the clock in the coolest ways possible.  


The historic town of Cripple Creek, Colorado sits on the southwest slopes of majestic Pikes Peak in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. More than 100 years ago, this charming community attracted tens of thousands of gold-seekers to its hillsides in search of their fortunes. The Gold Rush is part of Cripple Creek’s colorful history, and today, … Read more

Historic Events

Sometimes we don’t go back far. The Cruise Above the Clouds Car Show, for instance, goes back to the mid-20th century for its dazzling display of vintage vehicles. Others, such as Mt. Pisgah Speaks Cemetery Tour, will go back over a century so you can meet the characters who played significant parts in the history … Read more

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