10 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Cripple Creek Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights
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Cripple Creek
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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip maker app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In July in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 13th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally trek along Tunnel Drive. On the next day, get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience and then get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers.

Make your Canon City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Canon City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Step out of Cripple Creek with an excursion to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Phantom Canyon Road, look for gifts at Cripple Creek, examine the collection at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cripple Creek planner.

Getting from Canon City to Cripple Creek by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cripple Creek are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Divide, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park

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