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
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure. Attractions like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, shop like a local with Commonwheel Artists Co-op, stroll around Cottonwood Creek Park, and find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour builder tool .

In December, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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 21st (Sat), hike along Tunnel Drive, then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Shelf Rd, then do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Canon City route planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

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