6 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
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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 Enter the Room as well as Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and finally see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Manitou Springs Incline, then get a taste of the local shopping with Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then test your team's savvy at Enter the Room.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Manitou Springs. In December, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Bring the kids along to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Penrose Heritage Museum. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, don't miss a visit to Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs travel planner.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in January, and nighttime lows around 18°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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