9 days in Colorado Springs, Green Mountain Falls & Manitou Springs Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs, Green Mountain Falls & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Make it your trip
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Green Mountain Falls
— 1 day
Manitou Springs
— 6 nights


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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co.. On the 14th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co., then stop by Old Colorado City, then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Green Mountain Falls.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Green Mountain Falls — 1 day

Green Mountain Falls is a statutory town in El Paso and Teller counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then admire the sheer force of Crystal Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Green Mountain Falls online tour itinerary planner.

Green Mountain Falls is very close to Colorado Springs. In July in Green Mountain Falls, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Manitou Springs — 6 nights

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Commonwheel Artists Co-op as well as Arcade Amusements, Inc. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manitou Springs: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek), Divide (Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center & Mueller State Park) and Cañon City (River Rafting & Tubing & Royal Gorge Bridge and Park). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, get engrossed in the history at Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline.

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Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Green Mountain Falls. In July, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
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