8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sherman
Drive:  11 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
End: Sherman

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Canon City (Skyline Drive & The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey). There's more to do: get your game on at Battlefield Colorado and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner.

Sherman to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sherman to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sherman in May: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 68°F and lows are around 42°F. You'll set off for Canon City on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Scenic Drive Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Canon City
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

4
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, and stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. May in Canon City sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center ©

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