3 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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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 29th (Wed): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then get a taste of the local shopping with Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manitou Springs online trip maker.

Austin to Manitou Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Manitou Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in July, you will find days in Manitou Springs are slightly colder (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Commonwheel Artists Co-op ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op

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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 31st (Fri), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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