4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County visit 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.
On the 14th (Thu), expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs travel website.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum and then trek along Manitou Springs Incline.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip maker tool.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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