7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Saint Louis

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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: stroll around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip planner.

Saint Louis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Nature

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
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, cruise along Skyline Drive, stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, and learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Canon City day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Canon City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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