11 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 6 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. There's lots more to do: gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, look for gifts at Focus on the Family Bookstore, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Manitou Springs

— 6 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Manitou Cliff Dwellings will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Manitou Springs side-trips: Divide (Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center & Mueller State Park), Cripple Creek (Bronco Billy's Casino, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, &more) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc, head outdoors with Adventures Out West, and examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs journey maker.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In June in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips