7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Start: Mitchell
Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h 15 min
End: Mitchell

4
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs visit site.

Mitchell to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Mitchell to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Mitchell in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs vacation builder tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Fun & Games Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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