6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
End: Colorado Springs

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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, take a stroll through Old Colorado City, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

3
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Manitou Springs Incline has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then stroll through Manitou Springs Incline. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs online tour planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Trails Parks

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
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

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