7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Manitou Springs tour itinerary maker tool .

New York City to Manitou Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Manitou Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°F in Manitou Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trips

Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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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

4
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, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip maker tool .

Colorado Springs is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. In March in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©

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