2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
bus:  1​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Denver

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then gain insight at United States Air Force Academy.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs travel route builder site .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs visit planning site .

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. November in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Commonwheel Artists Co-op ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op

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