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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs itinerary 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 May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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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 reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs road trip planning tool.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In May, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games
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