5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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1
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 7th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manitou Springs trip builder app.

Kansas City to Manitou Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, Manitou Springs is little chillier than Kansas City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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: stroll around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs attractions app.

Colorado Springs is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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

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