7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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

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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.
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, and examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Manitou Springs
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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 Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Take a break from Canon City with a short trip to Shelf Rd in Cripple Creek, about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, hike along Tunnel Drive, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Canon City trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Canon City

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Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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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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