3 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Bus:  1 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
2
Fountain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 15 min
End: Denver

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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.
Old Stage Riding Stables has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sat), trot along with Old Stage Riding Stables, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs visit planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Fountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Old Stage Riding Stables ©
Old Stage Riding Stables

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night
Fountain

Fountain
The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fountain route builder website.

Fountain is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Fountain can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. You will leave for Canon City on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Fountain

Outdoors Trails Wildlife
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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): trek along Tunnel Drive, then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Fountain to Canon City in an hour. October in Canon City sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Childrens Museums Museums
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

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