6 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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1
Canon City
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

2
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad, then get interesting insight from Tours, then kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and finally see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours. Keep things going the next day: see Colorado Jeep Tours and then explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canon City tour planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Canon City. August in Canon City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours

3
nights
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 Cosmo's Magic Theater. Venture out of the city with trips to Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Canon City (Royal Gorge Helitours & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Traveling from Canon City in August, things will get little chillier in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Canon City, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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