2 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

2 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip planner.

Colorado Springs to Manitou Springs is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

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

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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 18th (Fri): deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

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Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

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