4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
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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.
On the 7th (Wed), stroll through Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs day trip planning app.

Denver to Manitou Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Denver in July, expect Manitou Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 82°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, then stroll through Bear Creek Nature Center, and finally trek along Seven Bridges Trail.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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