2 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

2 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Bus:  1 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 15 min
End: Denver

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder tool.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then cruise along Skyline Drive, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canon City trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Scenic Drive
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Gold Mine Rock Shop ©
The Gold Mine Rock Shop

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