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: Macon
Drive:  5​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
End: Macon

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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 28th (Thu), learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner .

Macon to Colorado Springs is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Macon to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park as well as Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs driving holiday planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 23°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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