9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights

6
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Helen Hunt Falls. Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City, approximately Canon City away. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. In July, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Manitou Springs Incline. Family-friendly places like Arcade Amusements, Inc and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop will thrill your kids. When in Manitou Springs, make a side trip to see The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City, approximately Canon City away. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

Make your Manitou Springs itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline