1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County trip planner

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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 3rd (Sat), stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and then admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Shopping · Museums
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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs road trip planning site.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Manitou Springs

On the 3rd (Sat), admire the sheer force of Crystal Falls.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs trip itinerary app.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Nature · Parks

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