2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then gain insight at United States Air Force Academy.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip maker app.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in August: highs in Colorado Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums
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United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In August, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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