4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Manitou Springs
— 2 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.
To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs itinerary builder website.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail

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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 5th (Sun): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Falls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip itinerary planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Crystal Falls, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West

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