9 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
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Colorado Springs
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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 28th (Mon), get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers, see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, and then whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Garden Park Fossil Area, admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, and finally do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canon City online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Canon City. In December, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glen Eyrie Castle and Penrose Heritage Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Colorado Wolf Adventures and Bear Creek Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Cripple Creek (Wildwood Casino, Mt Pisgah Cemetery, &more) and Mueller State Park (in Divide). There's lots more to do: trek along Palmer Park, engage your brain at Peterson Air & Space Museum, make a trip to Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canon City in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Colorado Springs, with lows of 18°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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