10 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Woodland Park
— 2 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 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Pack the 11th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. And it doesn't end there: gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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Woodland Park

Woodland Park ©
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Park Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Woodland Park trip planner.

Woodland Park is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Manitou Park Lake ©
Manitou Park Lake

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Canon City trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Woodland Park to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. In August, Canon City is a bit warmer than Woodland Park - with highs of 89°F and lows of 61°F. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

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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