7 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights


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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Cheyenne Canon Park and Cheyenne Mountain State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Rocky Mountain Food Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, Museum of Colorado Prisons, &more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Palmer Park, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, stroll through Seven Bridges Trail, and look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

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Oklahoma City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in June; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 84°F and lows reach 54°F. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Manitou Springs.
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Manitou Springs — 2 nights

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Colorado Wolf Adventures. Visiting Mueller State Park and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manitou Springs: Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor) and Cripple Creek (Cripple Creek District Museum, Old Homestead House Museum, &more). There's more to do: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and stop by Christmas in Manitou.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs trip planner.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. June in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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