4 days in Monument, Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Monument, Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Start: Omaha
Drive:  10 h 30 min
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Monument
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h 30 min
End: Omaha

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Monument

Monument ©
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. On the 22nd (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument road trip planning site.

Omaha to Monument is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Monument due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Omaha in May, with highs in Monument at 64°F and lows at 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Monument

Breweries & Distilleries
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300 Days of Shine ©
300 Days of Shine

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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 23rd (Sat), walk around Garden of the Gods, then walk around Ute Valley Park, and then enjoy some diversion at Magnum Shooting Center. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, head outdoors with Adventures Out West, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Bridges Trail, and finally cruise along Skyline Drive.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Monument. May in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, Skyline Drive
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West

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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.
To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In May, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
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