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

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

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
You've now added Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then try your luck at Bronco Billy's Casino. On the next day, visit Old Colorado City, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip builder site.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Casinos

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Manitou Springs

— 1 night
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 Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the 13th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs online journey builder.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In March, daily temperatures in Manitou Springs can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Cañon City.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cañon 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 Route Railroad. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

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Drive from Manitou Springs to Cañon City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manitou Springs in March: high temperatures in Cañon City hover around 61°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

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