12 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

12 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

8
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 Pikes Peak Bike Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek), Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Skyline Drive (in Canon City). Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's much more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Skyline Drive
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak Bike Tours ©
Pikes Peak Bike Tours
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

3
nights
Canon City

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. On the 6th (Mon), take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canon City attractions planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You will leave for home on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Canon City

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

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