5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County trip itinerary planner

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 2 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.
Get in touch with nature at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planning app.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Transportation

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Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Manitou Springs Incline, then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip itinerary site.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5: