6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Canon City
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
End: Denver

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In September, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours to your itinerary. On the next day, kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours.

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You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. September in Canon City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Wineries

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
The Abbey Events Complex ©
The Abbey Events Complex

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