3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 day

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Eyrie Castle, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planning app.

Albuquerque to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Colorado Springs. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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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 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then make a trip to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs holiday planning website.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In September in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Miramont Castle Museum ©
Miramont Castle Museum

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