4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County trip planner

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

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

1
night
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 18th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then kick back and relax at Memorial Park. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, thenadmire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

2
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 20th (Sun), get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then stroll through Manitou Springs Incline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs online travel planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In September, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Divide, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline

Similar Plans

5 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Canon City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans