9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
2
Canon City
— 2 nights

6
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.
Battlefield Colorado has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Royal Gorge Helitours in Canon City--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In September, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You'll set off for Canon City on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Canon City, Manitou Springs
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

2
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 6th (Tue), tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad and then see Colorado Jeep Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, take a memorable tour with Tours, then whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Canon City trip builder tool.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Canon City, with lows of 45°F.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Colorado Jeep Tours ©
Colorado Jeep Tours

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