4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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night
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 8th (Fri): look for gifts at Commonwheel Artists Co-op and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine.

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

Kansas City to Manitou Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Manitou Springs. Traveling from Kansas City in November, expect little chillier with lows of 23°F in Manitou Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Commonwheel Artists Co-op ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods, then stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online route builder.

Colorado Springs is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. November in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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