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

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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, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, hike along Mount Cutler Trail, admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In March, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes River Rafting & Tubing. On the 12th (Thu), admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience and then get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City itinerary app .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in March since evenings lows in Canon City dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Childrens Museums
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers