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.
United States Air Force Academy has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings are in your itinerary. Visiting The Broadmoor Seven Falls and Helen Hunt Falls will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Canon City (The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey & Skyline Drive). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs journey planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

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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 Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, hike along Manitou Springs Incline, and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs route planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronco Billy's Casino
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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