8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
2
Canon City
— 3 nights

4
nights
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.
Red Rock Canyon Open Space has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Cherry Creek State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of World War II Aviation and The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail (in Castle Rock) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, and examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs road trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Canon City, Cherry Creek State Park, Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Miramont Castle Museum
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours as well as Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Canon City tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In July in Canon City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park