5 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain and then admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): walk around Garden of the Gods and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Shelf Rd, trek along Tunnel Drive, and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Canon City itinerary app .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Canon City, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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