5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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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 4th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour itinerary app.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, you will find days in Colorado Springs are somewhat warmer (46°F), and nights are little chillier (18°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature
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Colorado Springs

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Glen Eyrie Castle and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs visit planning tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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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 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then get a taste of the local shopping with Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In January, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

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