4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, Barr Trail to Pikes Peak and Arcade Amusements, Inc. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): hike along Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip itinerary 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. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Manitou Springs reach 82°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.
You've added America the Beautiful Park, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Garden of the Gods, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll through Bear Creek Nature Center, then trek along Seven Bridges Trail, and finally walk around America the Beautiful Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails
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