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.
BooDads Beach House has been added to your itinerary. Pack the 22nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to 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
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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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 Red Canyon Park. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): hike along Red Canyon Park, then trek along Tunnel Drive, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Canon City holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 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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