10 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights

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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.
Bring the kids along to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and United States Air Force Academy. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, walk around Garden of the Gods, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and learn more about the world around you at Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. December in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get a tailor-made plan with Manitou Springs Adventures, High Country Excursions, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Manitou Springs online journey maker.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In December in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 15°F at night.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Museums

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