9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Colorado Jeep Tours as well as Horseback Riding Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Penrose Heritage Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Western Museum of Mining and Industry and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. There's lots more to do: hike along Palmer Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Bridges Trail, appreciate the history behind Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun, and see the interesting displays at World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip planning tool.

Wichita to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler than Wichita - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Get outdoors at Adventures Out West and Phantom Canyon Road. Let the collections at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manitou Springs: Mueller State Park (in Divide), Victor (Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, &more) and Cripple Creek (Cripple Creek District Museum, Old Homestead House Museum, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, walk around Red Rocks Group Campground, and view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs tour itinerary builder tool.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. August in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cripple Creek District Museum ©
Cripple Creek District Museum
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park

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