3 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County trip planner

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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs

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Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs tour website.

Frisco to Manitou Springs is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Frisco in April, you will find days in Manitou Springs are much warmer (57°F), and nights are a bit warmer (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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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.
You've added Old Colorado City History Center, The Broadmoor Seven Falls, Ghost Town Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, see the interesting displays at Ghost Town Museum, then examine the collection at Old Colorado City History Center, and finally stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip app.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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