5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Manitou Springs
— 1 night


Colorado Springs

— 3 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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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San Antonio to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in March, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 28°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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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.
On the 18th (Thu), cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs road trip planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In March, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Wildlife

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