6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights

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Colorado Springs

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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, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and pause for some photo ops at Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In September, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Manitou Springs

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Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Navajo Gallery & Gifts has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Navajo Gallery & Gifts, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip website.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Scenic Drive

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Scenic Drive
Skyline Drive
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