12 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

12 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 9 nights

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Manitou Springs — 2 nights

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and finally look for gifts at Christmas in Manitou.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manitou Springs day trip app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Manitou Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.
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Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Scenic Drive
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Colorado Springs — 9 nights

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 list of things to see and do now includes Legends Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, Springs Adventure Park, Space Foundation Discovery Center, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (in Cañon City) and Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday planning app.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night.
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Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites
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