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 16th (Fri), stroll around Garden of the Gods and then admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Falls.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs holiday app.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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