7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights

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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Skyline Drive has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, thencruise along Skyline Drive, thenadmire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, and finally do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Canon City route maker.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center ©

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