10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights

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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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Canon City (The Abbey Events Complex & Skyline Drive). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In September in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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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 27th (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Canon City planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Canon City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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