7 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

2
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 6th (Thu), see Colorado Jeep Tours and then get the adrenaline pumping with Lost Paddle Rafting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, thenget interesting insight from Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, thentour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad, and finally cruise along Skyline Drive.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canon City itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Canon City. In August, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Lost Paddle Rafting ©
Lost Paddle Rafting
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours

4
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 Academy Riding Stables. Get in touch with nature at Manitou Springs Adventures, High Country Excursions and Climbing Tours. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take a stroll through Old Colorado City, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Canon City in August: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around °F and lows are around °F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Manitou Springs Adventures, High Country Excursions, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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