10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Colorado Springs

6
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. January in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, 300 Days of Shine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive, engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, and then do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Canon City road trip site.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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