7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County travel planner
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights


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 Seven Bridges Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Rocky Mountain Food Tours. 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: trek along Palmer Park, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, 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.
Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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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 Cripple Creek District Museum. Visiting Mueller State Park and Colorado Wolf Adventures will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manitou Springs: Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor) and Cripple Creek (Old Homestead House Museum & Phantom Canyon Road). 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.
Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive
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