6 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

6 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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

— 3 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kids will enjoy Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Manitou Springs Incline. Change things up with these side-trips from Manitou Springs: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). The adventure continues: cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, and find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs day trip planning app.

Minneapolis to Manitou Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Manitou Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in March: highs in Manitou Springs hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs vacation maker site.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In April, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Nature
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