7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County route planner

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Manitou Springs
— 4 nights
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights


Manitou Springs

— 4 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Get outdoors at Colorado Wolf Adventures and Mueller State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Cripple Creek (The Brass Ass Casino & Bronco Billy's Casino), Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Victor Lowell Thomas Museum (in Victor). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, stroll around Manitou Springs Memorial Park, and relax and rejuvenate at SunWater Spa.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Manitou Springs. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Colorado Springs

— 2 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.
Get outdoors at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Manitou Springs Incline. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Colorado City, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Colorado Springs is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. In October, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9: