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: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
End: Colorado Springs

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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 3rd (Fri): walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Wildlife Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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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.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs tour planning site .

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum

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