8 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock El Paso County holiday planner

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 3 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 The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs route maker app.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Colorado Springs at 86°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Manitou Springs

— 3 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kids will enjoy Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Adventures Out West. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, get engrossed in the history at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. July in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips