8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of World War II Aviation and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon Open Space and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. The adventure continues: stroll around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, stroll through Manitou Springs Incline, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

3
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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, thencatch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and finally stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City road trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Golf
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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