1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll around Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs travel route builder site.

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 January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · 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.
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs road trip planning tool.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 15°F. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games
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