7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
End: Colorado Springs

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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: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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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

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nights
Manitou Springs

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 Manitou Springs Incline. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

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

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In October, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Skyline Drive, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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