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.
On the 20th (Tue), stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with Lost Paddle Rafting.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cañon City trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cañon City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Scenic Drive
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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 Ghost Town Museum, Cosmo's Magic Theater, Colorado Jeep Tours, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Cañon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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