6 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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6 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
End: Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Explore Manitou Springs' surroundings by going to Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Skyline Drive (in Canon City). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc, explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, and delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

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

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Skyline Drive
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Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods and then stroll through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs driving holiday app .

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Denver Botanic Gardens
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens