11 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes North Cheyenne Canon Park. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Divide to see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. November in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 27°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, 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
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Route Railroad has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Shelf Rd, hike along Tunnel Drive, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City tour builder.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Canon City, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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