3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
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 (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Miramont Castle Museum and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs online route planner .

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In March in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Miramont Castle Museum ©
Miramont Castle Museum

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