6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to North Cheyenne Canon Park and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. There's much more to do: stop by Old Colorado City, look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs itinerary planning app.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Colorado Springs at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
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 Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips as well as River Rafting & Tubing. Get outdoors at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Manitou Springs Incline. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Step out of Manitou Springs with an excursion to Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum in Victor--about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

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

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Canon City, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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River Rafting & Tubing
Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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