7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Cañon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Fountain
— 1 night
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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
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 list of things to see and do now includes Magnum Shooting Center, CityRock Climbing Center, Adventure Miniature Golf, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Penrose Heritage Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Appreciate the collections at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey (in Cañon City), Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Old Homestead House Museum (in Cripple Creek). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Focus on the Family Bookstore, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, stroll through Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, and see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. April in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Fountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Casinos

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Fountain

— 1 night
The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fountain trip planning tool.

Fountain is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In April, daily temperatures in Fountain can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. You'll set off for Cañon City on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Fountain

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
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Cañon City

— 2 nights

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers and then explore the striking landscape at Red Canyon Park. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cañon City day trip planning tool.

Getting from Fountain to Cañon City by car takes about an hour. In April in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Museums · Trails · Parks
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