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 — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy and then stroll around Garden of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs day trip planning site.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 42°F in Colorado Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.
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Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cascade.
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Trails · Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
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Cascade

Cascade is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

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Cascade is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 38°F. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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