7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Fountain & Canon City Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
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, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Penrose Heritage Museum and The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek to see Old Homestead House Museum about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, stop by Focus on the Family Bookstore, explore the world behind art at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, and examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 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, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
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. For reviews, where to stay, 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 Canon City on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Fountain

Outdoors Trails Parks
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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 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 see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Canon City day trip planning tool.

Getting from Fountain to Canon City by car takes about an hour. In April in Canon 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 Canon City

Outdoors Museums Trails
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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