5 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

5 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 2 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.
Visiting Palmer Park and Cheyenne Mountain State Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Bear Creek Nature Center. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum and get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online travel planner.

San Antonio to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Antonio in April, with highs in Colorado Springs at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
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Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then stroll through Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then walk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs route builder tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In April, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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