6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County visit planner

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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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.
Attractions like Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon Open Space make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take a stroll through Old Colorado City, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner.

Pittsburg to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pittsburg to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Pittsburg in May, things will get little chillier in Colorado Springs: highs are around 68°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
On the 30th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. May in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 38°F at night. You will leave for home on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums
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