1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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1 day in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
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Manitou Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
End: Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Colorado City, Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, Garden of the Gods, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Colorado City, walk around Garden of the Gods, take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, then get curious at Peterson Air & Space Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Nature Center, and finally find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip planner .

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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