9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 4 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Colorado Jeep Tours as well as Horseback Riding Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Seven Bridges Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Penrose Heritage Museum and Western Museum of Mining and Industry. There's much more to do: hike along Palmer Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and take in a show at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

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Wichita to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Wichita in August, expect Colorado Springs to be little chillier, temps between 83°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Colorado Jeep Tours
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Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

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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.
Get outdoors at Adventures Out West and Shelf Rd. Let the collections at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and Victor Lowell Thomas Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manitou Springs: Mueller State Park (in Divide), Cripple Creek (Cripple Creek District Museum, Old Homestead House Museum, &more) and Victor (Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company & Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, walk around Red Rocks Group Campground, and view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs tour itinerary builder tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. August in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Victor, Woodland Park, Mueller State Park
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Cripple Creek District Museum ©
Cripple Creek District Museum
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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