8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Colorado Springs

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.
Get in touch with nature at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Fountain Creek Nature Center. Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park, and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder tool .

Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Fountain Creek Nature Center
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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 Bridge and Park. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, then take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Canon City itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In June in Canon City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

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