Gold King Mountain Inn

601 E. Galena Ave., Cripple Creek, Colorado, 80813, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Cripple Creek

Some Background

A travel blog entry by a_warner

This entire trip was really a stroke of luck and good timing. After traveling to the Bahamas in December, I made it a goal to travel as much and as often as possible. Being immersed in a different culture was an eye opening experience and made me realize that the world is a big place and that I know absolutely nothing about it. With this new commitment and spring break coming up, I decided to branch out ...

Surprising Cripple Creek

A travel blog entry by sherri3vol

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... in the valley of high-peaked mountains, and is only accessible by two winding roads. Cripple Creek is a one main street town, with lots of western flavor, like the Jail Museum. The only gas station was a combined grocery store / gas station / and Ace Hardware store that was upstairs over the grocery store -- pure American charm!
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COS FAC

A travel blog entry by tlvice

32

... wall. Each "shelf" is canted up at a slight angle. On top of each "shelf" is a piece of material that looks similar to aluminum foil. It is the light from above reflecting off of the foil that creates the "horizon." I thought it was a very unique use of light.

When it comes to original works of art, I am sometimes amazed at how artists can dream up such works. I can't imagine I would have come up with ...

Day 1, Monday

A travel blog entry by pnp53

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... stations were covering the fire and watched the smoke for a bit.

The Econo Lodge was okay. Our room actually had a view of Pike's Peak and we watched the fire a bit more. It was sad to think of all the destruction but at this point no homes had burned and our friends were not even under pre-evacuation orders so the full impact of what was happening hadn't hit us yet.
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Searching for Gold

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... 1891 until 1961 when it was forced to shut down, along with other mines in the area, because the processing mill went out of business. With nowhere to take the mined ore it was not cost effective to continue mining. However, there is still a vast amount of gold to be found in the mine. Our guide suggested we take a loop road around the back of the mine, through Victor and back to Cripple Creek, where we would ...

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