5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights

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Colorado Springs

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

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Saint Louis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Colorado Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Canon City
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

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Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In August, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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