5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night

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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and get interesting insight from The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Chicago in October, with lows around 39°F. You will leave for Manitou Springs on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then get engrossed in the history at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs trip itinerary builder site.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cascade
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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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