5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Canon City (Royal Gorge Helitours, Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip website.

Washington DC to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8-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. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for little chillier nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 51°F. You will leave for Manitou Springs on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Canon City
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Memorial Park ©
Memorial 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 25th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs online tour planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In September in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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