2 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

2 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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2 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Drive:  15​min
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Manitou Springs
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Drive:  15​min
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Colorado Springs
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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), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs itinerary planner .

Colorado Springs to Manitou Springs is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. October in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

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North Pole - 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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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): gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip planner.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 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

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