6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seven Bridges Trail and Tunnel Drive. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bear Creek Nature Center and Red Canyon Park. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, hike along Fountain Creek Nature Center, and explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Canon City, Fountain Creek Nature Center, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail
Fountain Creek Nature Center ©
Fountain Creek Nature Center

3
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Horsethief Falls, and then contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, thenbrowse for treasures at Ruxton's Trading Post, and then get engrossed in the history at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In November, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Divide, Old Homestead House Museum
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Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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