7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and North Cheyenne Canon Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Seven Bridges Trail. When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see Mueller State Park in Divide, approximately Divide away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Adventures Out West, steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, and enjoy some music at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs vacation planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. June in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Divide, Adventures Out West
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Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers and then hike along Tunnel Drive. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, thentake a memorable drive along Shelf Rd, and then identify plant and animal life at Garden Park Fossil Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Canon City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers
Garden Park Fossil Area ©
Garden Park Fossil Area
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club ©
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club

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