7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, take an in-depth tour of Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, thengo deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, and finally explore and take pictures at Phantom Canyon Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Manitou Springs trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc

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.
Seven Bridges Trail has been added to your itinerary. Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, and deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs route maker app.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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