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
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs

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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 22nd (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip 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 July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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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 24th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, then don't miss a visit to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip itinerary planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. July in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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