4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County tour planner

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 1 day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods, stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder tool.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Manitou Springs

— 3 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kids will enjoy Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Colorado Jeep Tours. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Manitou Springs: Cañon City (Royal Gorge Helitours & The Abbey Events Complex) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In September in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

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