3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Canon City
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then kick your exploration up a notch at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and finally stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs journey maker app.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Adventure

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Canon City

Canon City ©

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): cruise along Skyline Drive, tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad, then whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Canon City journey planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Canon City, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Scenic Drive
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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