5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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night
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 17th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip planner.

Houston to Manitou Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Manitou Springs. In January, Manitou Springs is much colder than Houston - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

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

3
nights
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In January in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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