7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County travel planner
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs — 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Cheyenne Canon Park and Cheyenne Mountain State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Penrose Heritage Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, Museum of Colorado Prisons, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at Rocky Mountain Food Tours, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

Make your Colorado Springs itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Oklahoma City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in June; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 84°F and lows reach 54°F. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Manitou Springs.
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Manitou Springs — 2 nights

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Old Homestead House Museum. Visiting Mueller State Park and Colorado Wolf Adventures will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manitou Springs: Cripple Creek (Cripple Creek District Museum & Phantom Canyon Road) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, look for gifts at Christmas in Manitou, and see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manitou Springs tour planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In June in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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