3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County tour planner

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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 (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs tour planner.

Sacramento to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sacramento to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sacramento in October, expect Colorado Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Manitou Springs

— 1 night
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, then make a trip to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip itinerary website.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. October in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Shopping · Nature

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