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

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

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Canon City
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive.

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Dallas to Canon City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in September; daily highs in Canon City reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Miramont Castle Museum, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and finally visit Old Colorado City.

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You can drive from Canon City to Manitou Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Canon City in September; daily highs in Manitou Springs reach 75°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Old Colorado City ©
Historic Walking Area
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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.
Red Rock Canyon Open Space has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then hike along Barr Trail to Pikes Peak.

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Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In September, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Geologic Formation
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