4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then walk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs travel itinerary planner.

Dallas to Manitou Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Manitou Springs. While traveling from Dallas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Manitou Springs, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.
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Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
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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 8th (Sat): deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip maker.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In October, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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