7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Canon City
— 3 nights

3
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.
You've now added Rocky Mountain Food Tours to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore ANA Money Museum and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Visit Old Homestead House Museum and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Cripple Creek District Museum (in Cripple Creek) and Divide (Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center & Horsethief Falls). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, and trek along Palmer Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In February, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Divide, Miramont Castle Museum, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colorado Jeep Tours. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get interesting insight from Colorado Jeep Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. On your second day here, tee off at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, thentake an in-depth tour of Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Canyon Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of °F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center
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Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation