8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seven Bridges Trail as well as Olympic Training Center. Escape the urban bustle at The Broadmoor Seven Falls and Mount Cutler Trail. There's lots more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, sample the fine beverages at 300 Days of Shine, and take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In August, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

300 Days of Shine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls

3
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): hike along Barr Trail to Pikes Peak, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, make a trip to The Abbey Events Complex, thendo a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, and finally play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Canon City, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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