8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
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.
Skyline Drive has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Canyon Park, thentake a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): hike along Tunnel Drive, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. December in Canon City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Shelf Rd
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Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons
Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park

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