10 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 7 nights

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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 23rd (Mon): take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours, then catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, then stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, and finally learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Tunnel Drive and then get interesting insight from Colorado Jeep Tours.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cañon City trip builder website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cañon City. In November, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Colorado Springs

— 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glen Eyrie Castle as well as Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Western Museum of Mining and Industry and Penrose Heritage Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Peterson Air & Space Museum and Old Colorado City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center & Tunnel Drive) and Mueller State Park (in Divide). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palmer Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs planner.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Cañon City in November, with lows around 27°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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