5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
2
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights

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night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, thenmeet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In July in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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nights
Manitou Springs

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 Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the 17th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, thentake an in-depth tour of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then hike along Manitou Springs Incline.

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Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

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