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
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and Seven Bridges Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center.

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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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Denton in March, with highs in Colorado Springs at 57°F and lows at 28°F. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
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.

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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

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