5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Cañon City

— 1 night

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've added The Gold Mine Rock Shop, Garden Park Fossil Area, Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden Park Fossil Area, then play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, and finally make a trip to The Abbey Events Complex.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Cañon City sightseeing site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cañon City. In July, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
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.
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Seven Bridges Trail and Adventures Out West will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at ANA Money Museum, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, walk around Garden of the Gods, and look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf Adventures.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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