7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Fountain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Canon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Colorado Springs

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Magnum Shooting Center, CityRock Climbing Center, Adventure Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Museum-lovers will appreciate Penrose Heritage Museum and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Old Homestead House Museum (in Cripple Creek), The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey (in Canon City) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Focus on the Family Bookstore, admire the striking features of Miramont Castle Museum, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and explore the striking landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs route planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In April, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cripple Creek, Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Glen Eyrie Castle ©
Glen Eyrie Castle
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

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Fountain

Fountain
The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fountain road trip tool .

Fountain is very close to Colorado Springs. April in Fountain sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 34°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Fountain

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Canyon Park. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, then examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Canon City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Fountain to Canon City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Nature
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons
Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park

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