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

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

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

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Cañon City

— 1 day

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll around Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cañon City travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cañon City. In October in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 5th (Tue), walk around Garden of the Gods and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

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Traveling by car from Cañon City to Manitou Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in October, expect Manitou Springs to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 35°F. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

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.
Old Stage Riding Stables has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour in style with Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with Old Stage Riding Stables and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs driving holiday website.

Colorado Springs is very close to Manitou Springs. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 39°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Tours · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8: