Q: Does Manitou Springs have an airport nearby?
A: The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is less than 30 minutes away from Manitou Springs.
Q: Is it affordable to fly into Colorado Springs?
A: It is comparable to the cost of a flight, car rental & gas from the Denver airport.
Q: Is Manitou Springs easy to get to by car?
A: We are located just 6 miles west of downtown Colorado Springs, and 74 miles from Denver on Interstate 25. Take Exit 141 off of Interstate 25 and follow Highway 24 West until you see the exit for Manitou Avenue, and you’re here!
Q: Are there a lot of things for my attendees to do before and after meetings?
A: Manitou Springs offers a wide variety of fun things to do, from shopping to sightseeing & nightlife. Many of our attractions are within a 15-minute vicinity.
Q: Does Manitou Springs have things to do regarding the arts & culture?
A: Manitou Springs is a city rich in history & culture – stop in to the Visitors Center at 354 Manitou Avenue to find out more from our local volunteers and pick up a Visitors Guide. We also have a variety of fine art galleries, museums and local events in town.
Q: Is Manitou Springs comfortable in the winter?
A: While Manitou Springs does get snow in the wintertime, we average over 250 days of sunshine per year.
Q: Is Manitou Springs comfortable in the summer?
A:The average daily temperature in July is 85 degrees, which is typically our hottest month.
Q: Does Manitou Springs have options for dining and nightlife?
A: Manitou Springs offers many great restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else. All of our businesses are locally owned and operated, and we have over 20 non-chain restaurants and a variety of cuisines, ranging from Mexican to Moroccan, bars & pubs to bistros and bakeries.
Q: Is Manitou Springs an affordable destination?
A: Manitou has accommodations, shops, restaurants and attractions that will fit into any budget. There are plenty of things to do, and a variety of shops & restaurants that offer something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an upscale, romantic vacation or a destination of affordable fun for the whole family, Manitou Springs has it all.
Q: Are there good places to shop in Manitou Springs?
A: Manitou Springs offers a variety of shopping options, from art to jewelry, to trendy clothing and unique gifts that you’ll only find in Manitou.
Q: Does Manitou Springs offer many outdoor activities?
A: Manitou Springs offers every outdoor activity you could want, from bike riding to hiking, fishing and many more. We have over 15 hiking trails within a 15-minute vicinity, and Manitou Springs is home to the famous Pikes Peak Incline, which is a 1-mile hike that gains over 2,000 feet in elevation if you’re looking for a challenge!