6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Colorado Springs

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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Helen Hunt Falls will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive and then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Red Canyon Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

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