6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Canon City (Royal Gorge Helitours, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs driving holiday planning app.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kansas City in August since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Canon City
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 1st (Tue), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, thenget in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manitou Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. August in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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