3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Start: Omaha
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Omaha

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs holiday planner.

Omaha to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 39°F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
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.
On the 19th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Manitou Springs online day trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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