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

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

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Cañon City
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Manitou Springs
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Colorado Springs
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Cañon City

— 2 nights

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, then kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then make a trip to The Abbey Events Complex, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally stroll through Tunnel Drive.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cañon City. In June, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Trails
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Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 3rd (Thu), delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Manitou Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in June, expect Manitou Springs to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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 added Smiling Toad Brewery, Judge Baldwin's Brewing Company, Great Storm Brewing, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Colorado Springs is just a stone's throw from Manitou Springs. June in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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