8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado travel planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs driving holiday planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In March in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
River Rafting & Tubing has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience and then head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City road trip tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Canon City, with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

Similar plans

10 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek & Manitou Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans