2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

2 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County route planner

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Manitou Springs

— 1 day
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip planning website.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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