6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

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.
United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Western Museum of Mining and Industry and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, examine the collection at World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame, browse the exhibits of Peterson Air & Space Museum, and contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Madison to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
You'll explore and learn at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Get some cultural insight at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and Old Homestead House Museum. When in Manitou Springs, make a side trip to see Mueller State Park in Divide, approximately Divide away. There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on Colorado Wolf Adventures and cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs sightseeing planner.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In October, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

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