5 days in Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

5 days in Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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5 days in Manitou Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  26​h
1
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— 1 day
Drive:  16​h 15​min
End: San Antonio

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

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San Antonio to Manitou Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Manitou Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in November, things will get colder in Manitou Springs: highs are around 53°F and lows about 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline

1
day
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): cruise along Skyline Drive and then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Canon City day trip planning website .

Drive from Manitou Springs to Canon City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manitou Springs in November, Canon City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Childrens Museums Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:
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Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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