3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou 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.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In May, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. May in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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