10 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Colorado Springs

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Olympic Training Center, Colorado Wolf Adventures, Rocky Mountain Food Tours, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In November in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Colorado Wolf Adventures
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Manitou Springs: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Skyline Drive (in Canon City). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc, and contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs tour itinerary maker site .

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Skyline Drive, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine ©
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colorado Jeep Tours. On the 21st (Thu), take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then see Colorado Jeep Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stroll through Tunnel Drive, see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, and finally learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City travel route builder .

Getting from Manitou Springs to Canon City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manitou Springs in November, Canon City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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