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 — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

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Thornton to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then get a taste of the local shopping with Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs vacation maker website.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. September in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive back home.
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