8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Canon City
— 5 nights

2
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.
On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Garden of the Gods and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In December, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will leave for Canon City on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

5
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Get in touch with nature at Tunnel Drive and Skyline Drive. Change things up with a short trip to Shelf Rd in Cripple Creek (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, and examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City visit planning website.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. In December in Canon City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club ©
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club

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