Pencils down. School's out.
3 epic days in Manitou Springs
Is it just us, or does planning for Spring Break usually involve a herculean combination of pro-con lists, online travel reviews and at least 20 open tabs in your browser? It doesn’t have to. Like an all-you-can-eat buffet, Manitou Springs really does have something for everyone. So, pencils down and browsers closed because we’ve planned the perfect 3-day family vacay in Manitou.
Find adventure outdoors
Toto, we’re not in the classroom anymore! Get outside on your first day in Manitou with 300+ days of sunshine.
Explore the heart of Manitou
Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Manitou’s quaint downtown is a National Historic District overflowing with character.
- Start the day with beignets creekside at Rocky Mountain Beignets
- Channel your inner artist at the Naturally Eclectic Show at the Commonwheel Artists Co-op
- Sample 8 effervescent mineral springs on a self-guided walking tour
- Sit back and relax while you climb aboard The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway (Reservations required)
Capture the memories
All good things must come to an end—so make the most of your last day in Manitou by exploring the locally-owned shops downtown.