4 Perfect Days in the World's Greatest Gold Camp
Take a tour of one the world's most magnificent gold-camp districts. Learn about the rich history of Cripple Creek and Victor on this three-day itinerary.
Help care for the towns' donkeys by purchasing donkey treats at local stores.
Walk around the casinos and do a little shopping before you head off to dinner.
Hit up Bennett Avenue to walk off your food stupor and get a little last minute shopping in. Cheshire Cat Gift Shop is perfect for costume jewelry, Cripple Creek Candy and Variety store makes delectable fudge and 9494: Gifts with Altitude does one-of-a-kind seasonal gifts.
Drive about 57 miles south to the town of Florence for breakfast.
Florence’s 20-block downtown is full of adorable buildings and numerous antique shops. Stop to see the historic Rialto Theater before heading out of town.
Cañon City is a 20-minute drive from downtown Florence, so hop in your car and get to driving!