4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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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.
Kids will enjoy North Cheyenne Canon Park and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Step off the beaten path and head to Palmer Park and Memorial Park. There's more to do: trek along Seven Bridges Trail and take in the awesome beauty at Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

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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, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then head outdoors with Adventures Out West.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs online travel route planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In September, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Theme Parks

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