5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Manitou Springs

— 1 night
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Colorado Springs

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route builder tool.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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