7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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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.
Garden of the Gods has been added to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Peterson Air & Space Museum. Explore hidden gems such as The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and Tunnel Drive. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Canon City to see The Abbey Events Complex about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: hike along Palmer Park, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs visit planner.

Minneapolis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Escape the urban bustle at Colorado Wolf Adventures and Adventures Out West. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mueller State Park and Shelf Rd. Venture out of the city with trips to Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company (in Victor) and Cripple Creek (Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum & Old Homestead House Museum). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs day trip app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum

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