10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
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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, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and stroll through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs attractions planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. January in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, 300 Days of Shine
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): cruise along Skyline Drive, then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. On the next day, get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers, then make a trip to The Abbey Events Complex, and then do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canon City online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°F in Canon City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Childrens 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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