4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
End: Colorado Springs

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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 8th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) 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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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 9th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, thenfind something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs tour itinerary planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

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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