4 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Canon City
— 1 night

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nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, get a new perspective on nature at Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum, and kick your exploration up a notch at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs visit planning site.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Royal Stables, The Gold Mine Rock Shop and Performance Tours Rafting. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, take a pleasant ride with Fort Royal Stables, see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, thenwhizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, thenlet the river carry you with Performance Tours Rafting, and finally tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect nights in Canon City to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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