6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Dubuque
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Dubuque

3
days
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Take a break from Colorado Springs with a short trip to Zipline in Canon City, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, go for a walk through Pikes Peak, take a stroll through Old Colorado City Historic District, and deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary maker.

Dubuque to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubuque to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubuque in November, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 26°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
days
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. Keep things going the next day: tour in style with a train tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip itinerary maker.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. November in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 24°F at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
North Pole - Santa's Workshop
North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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