9 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 6 nights

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Manitou Springs — 2 nights

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, then tour the old-fashioned way with Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway, then go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then center your mind and body at SunWater Spa, and finally walk around Manitou Springs Memorial Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Manitou Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs — 6 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 Colorado Jeep Tours as well as Rocky Mountain Ride. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (River Rafting & Tubing, Skyline Drive, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online route builder.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 39°F.
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