11 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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11 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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

7
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.
Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Skyline Drive in Canon City--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, and explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online tour itinerary planner .

In April in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 33°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Skyline Drive
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then cruise along Skyline Drive.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Canon City attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. April in Canon City sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 38°F at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Canon City

Nature Transportation Wildlife
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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