5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and Bear Creek Nature Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seven Bridges Trail and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

Denton to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denton to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Denton in March: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 57°F and lows are around 28°F. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, and finally take an in-depth tour of Manitou Springs Heritage Center. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Horsethief Falls.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs tour itinerary builder tool.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In March, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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