4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Denver

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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc and then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manitou Springs planning site.

Denver to Manitou Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Denver in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Manitou Springs, with lows of 35°F. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Fun & Games Shopping Museums

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then learn more about the world around you at Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs attractions planning website.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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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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