10 days in Monument, Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

10 days in Monument, Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Monument
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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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Monument

Monument ©
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Monument Rock Trail, look for gifts at Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique, and then sample the fine beverages at 300 Days of Shine.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monument online vacation planner.

Dallas to Monument is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Monument is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Dallas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Monument, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Monument

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Trails · Outdoors
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Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique ©
Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique
Monument Rock Trail ©
Monument Rock Trail
300 Days of Shine ©
300 Days of Shine

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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.
To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs visit planner.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Monument. August in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. You will leave for Manitou Springs on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Manitou Springs Incline and Royal Gorge Helitours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Homestead House Museum and Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Manitou Springs: Canon City (Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, Lost Paddle Rafting, &more), Victor (Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, &more) and Cripple Creek (Shelf Rd, Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, stop by Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and relax and rejuvenate at SunWater Spa.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Lost Paddle Rafting ©
Lost Paddle Rafting
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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