1 day in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

1 day in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park as well as Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

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Denver to Manitou Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Denver in May, plan for little chillier nights in Manitou Springs, with lows around 38°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): visit Old Colorado City and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

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Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In May, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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