9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Canon City
— 3 nights
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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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy will thrill your kids. When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine in Cripple Creek, approximately Cripple Creek away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll through Manitou Springs Incline, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Colorado Springs. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Trails

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours as well as Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips. On the 1st (Wed), relax and float downstream with Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, then examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, and finally admire all the interesting features of Shelf Rd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, then get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then relax and float downstream with Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canon City trip planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

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