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 28th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then stroll through Manitou Springs Incline. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs online tour builder.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Manitou Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

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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 Garden of the Gods. Family-friendly places like Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Cañon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip builder tool.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In May, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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