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3 Perfect Days in the World's Greatest Gold Camp

3 Perfect Days in the World's Greatest Gold Camp
3 days
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.

Sustainability Activity

Help the Local Herd:

Help care for the towns' donkeys by purchasing donkey treats at local stores.

Day 1
Lunch

Maggie's Restaurant

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Omelettes, griddle specialties, salads, burgers, homestyle entrees and much more. Read More
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Do a Little Tour

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Walk around the casinos and do a little shopping before you head off to dinner.
Dinner

The Steakhouse at Bronco Billy's

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The Steakhouse offers an upscale dining experience with melt-in-your-mouth steaks, sumptuous seafood and delectable desserts. Try our tableside guacamole made right at your table ... request... Read More

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Cripple Creek Butte Theater

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Cripple Creek's historic Butte Theater is home to year-round live professional theater, musical entertainment and classic melodrama. Located in downtown Cripple Creek, Colorado.

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Lodging

Carr Manor

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First-class B&B. 1890s school restored in period decor. Historic Cripple Creek, Colorado.

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Day 2
Breakfast

The Home Cafe

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The Home Cafe is famous for their 49 cent breakfasts, great hamburgers, fresh, delicious sandwiches, salads, mouth-watering daily lunch specials.

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Activity

Mollie Kathleen Mine

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Get a hands-on look at the gold mining era with a tour inside one of the Cripple Creek-area's mines.  Don a hard hat and descend a thousand feet below ground to learn about historic and modern... Read More

Lunch

The Crippled Cow

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The Crippled Cow features wood-fired pizza made fresh on site. Wash it down with a refreshing Colorado craft brew. Read More
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Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

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Two floors of artifacts, books, exhibits and photographs depicting the 1890s. The museum also displays memorabilia once owned by famous journalist, author and world traveler, Lowell Thomas. Read More

Dinner

The Fortune Club

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The Fortune Club Hotel is an 1899 Victor brothel that offers visitors a chance to stay in this historic establishment, offering 10 fully furnished rooms. The grill serves some of your favorite... Read More

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Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

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A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.  Departing from an 1894 vintage depot, the brightly painted Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad runs along four miles... Read More

Lodging

The Black Monarch Hotel

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In the breathtaking Colorado mining town of Victor, foliage gleams from mountain vistas. In the center of town stands a former casino and brothel, renovated beautifully to reflect its rich history... Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Gold Camp Bakery

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Bakery, cafe and deli. We do German and American baking, sandwiches, soups and special orders.

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Activity

Outlaws & Lawmen Jail Museum

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Housed in a red-brick building that served as the Teller County Jail for nearly 90 years, this historic Cripple Creek museum gives visitors an taste of the shadier side of life in the World's... Read More

Lunch

The Double Down Deli

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The deli inside the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino in Cripple Creek. Read More
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

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Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of detailed fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado. Read More
Dinner

Pint & Platter

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Featuring a menu of classic Pub fare, all-American choices, and even some Mexican dishes, McGills Pint & Platter is the only Irish pub in town, with a beautiful, historic carved bar, Irish... Read More
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Go Shopping

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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.
Lodging

Century Casino

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Located in beautifully historic Central City, Century Casino and Hotel has been voted Denver's Best Casino 2012-2018 for its outstanding service and people! Take I-70 to exit 243 across the... Read More