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 Adventures Out West as well as Seven Bridges Trail. Take a break from Colorado Springs with a short trip to Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine in Cripple Creek, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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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

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Colorado Jeep Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hike along Tunnel Drive and then see Colorado Jeep Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Canon City day trip planning app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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