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

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

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Colorado Springs
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Canon City
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cosmo's Magic Theater, Gather Food Studio & Spice Shop, Horseback Riding Tours, and other attractions. Kids will enjoy Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Garden of the Gods. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Skyline Drive (in Canon City) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. March in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cosmo's Magic Theater ©
Cosmo's Magic Theater

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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.
You've now added Manitou Cliff Dwellings to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Manitou Springs travel route planning site.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In March, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added River Rafting & Tubing to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers and then take a memorable drive along Shelf Rd.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Canon City attractions planning website.

You can drive from Manitou Springs to Canon City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manitou Springs in March: high temperatures in Canon City hover around 61°F and lows are around 34°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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