15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Manitou Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Divide
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Canon City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Colorado Springs

5
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

3
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Manitou Springs Incline has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Miramont Castle Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs day trip planning tool.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In October in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Divide.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

2
nights
Divide

Divide ©
Divide is a census-designated place and a U.S. You've now added Paradox Beer Company to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): go deep underground at Florissant Fossil Quarry and then see the interesting displays at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Paradox Beer Company.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Divide trip planner .

Divide is just a short distance from Manitou Springs. November in Divide sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Canon City.

Things to do in Divide

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Florissant
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum ©

4
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 Royal Gorge Route Railroad as well as Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Step out of Canon City with an excursion to Shelf Rd in Cripple Creek--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: cruise along Skyline Drive, look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City road trip planner.

You can drive from Manitou Springs to Canon City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manitou Springs in November, Canon City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 33°F. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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