4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County trip itinerary planner

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be colder, around 58°F, while days are slightly colder, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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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 29th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then head outdoors with Adventures Out West.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs online day trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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