13 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Manitou Springs Itinerary

13 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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13 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Woodland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Mexico City

7
nights
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore and take pictures at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs travel route website .

Mexico City, Mexico to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in March, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

300 Days of Shine
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

2
nights
Woodland Park

Woodland Park
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, then admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, and then explore the activities along Manitou Park Lake.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Woodland Park trip builder site .

Woodland Park is very close to Colorado Springs. In April, daytime highs in Woodland Park are 16°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mueller State Park, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Manitou Park Lake ©
Manitou Park Lake
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

3
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manitou Springs: Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Skyline Drive (in Canon City). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, browse the exhibits of Miramont Castle Museum, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Woodland Park. April in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Skyline Drive
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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