7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes BooDads Beach House. Pack the 22nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In May, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Red Canyon Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Canyon Park, then trek along Tunnel Drive, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Canon City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Canon City are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Trails Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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