10 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
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Colorado Springs
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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours, then take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and finally tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive and then see Colorado Jeep Tours.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Canon City. In September, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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Colorado Springs

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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'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Victor (Victor Lowell Thomas Museum & Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum), Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, and admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canon City in September, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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