14 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 10 nights
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Canon City to see The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. December in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, then see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs visit planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. In December in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 15°F at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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