5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: Macon
Drive:  14​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  27​h
End: Macon

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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.
You've now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planning app .

Macon to Colorado Springs is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Macon to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Side Trips

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs visit planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. November in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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