4 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Cascade Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Cascade Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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Cascade
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs planning site.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in August, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Cheyenne Mountain State Park ©
Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then head outdoors with Adventures Out West, and then walk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip itinerary planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In August, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cascade.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Springs Memorial Park ©
Manitou Springs Memorial Park

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Cascade

Cascade ©
Cascade is an unincorporated community and U.S. On the 16th (Sun), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cascade trip planner.

Cascade is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. In August, daily temperatures in Cascade can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cascade

Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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