4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights

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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 3rd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs road trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 4th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip itinerary maker site.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In July in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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