3 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

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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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Stage Riding Stables. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): trot along with Old Stage Riding Stables, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs visit planner .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. October in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Stage Riding Stables ©
Old Stage Riding Stables

1
night
Fountain

Fountain
The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fountain trip itinerary builder .

Fountain is very close to Colorado Springs. October in Fountain sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 40°F at night. You will leave for Canon City on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Fountain

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 14th (Mon), hike along Tunnel Drive, then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then cruise along Skyline Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City trip planner .

Getting from Fountain to Canon City by car takes about an hour. In October in Canon City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

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

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