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

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

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 night
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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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and The Broadmoor Seven Falls will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary maker site.

Jackson to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jackson in July, things will get little chillier in Colorado Springs: highs are around 86°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Manitou Springs holiday maker site.

Manitou Springs is very close to Colorado Springs. July in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll set off for Cañon City on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Cañon City

— 1 night

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then cruise along Skyline Drive.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cañon City online trip maker.

Getting from Manitou Springs to Cañon City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manitou Springs in July, with highs in Cañon City at 90°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9: