4 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
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Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Colorado Springs

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), walk around Garden of the Gods, then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and then take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey maker .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Commonwheel Artists Co-op
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Commonwheel Artists Co-op ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 27th (Sun), trek along Tunnel Drive, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): cruise along Skyline Drive, then stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, and then cruise along Shelf Rd.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Canon City when traveling from Colorado Springs in October, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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