8 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
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Colorado Springs
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Canon City

Canon City ©

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Canon City is known for adventure, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, get a bird's-eye view with Royal Gorge Helitours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive.

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San Angelo to Canon City is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Angelo to Canon City is minus 1 hour. In December, Canon City is little chillier than San Angelo - with highs of 49°F and lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route planning website.

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Canon City in December, with lows around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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