11 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

11 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

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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.
You've now added Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Tunnel Drive and Seven Bridges Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Western Museum of Mining and Industry and Old Colorado City. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Canon City to see Garden Park Fossil Area about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: get curious at Peterson Air & Space Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and hike along Fountain Creek Nature Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip website.

Riverside to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riverside to Colorado Springs. In August, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler than Riverside - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. You'll set off for Manitou Springs on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adventures Out West and Barr Trail to Pikes Peak. Step out of Manitou Springs with an excursion to Horsethief Falls in Divide--about 32 minutes away.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Manitou Springs online route planner.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In August, daytime highs in Manitou Springs are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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