6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online driving holiday planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In December, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arcade Amusements, Inc. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, explore the historical opulence of Miramont Castle Museum, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and finally get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs online attractions planner .

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in December, and nighttime lows around 15°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc

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