9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Victoria
Drive:  42 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  15 h 15 min
End: Victoria

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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, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

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Victoria to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Victoria to Colorado Springs. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Victoria in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Crystal Falls
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex, do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally hike along Tunnel Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, and finally cruise along Skyline Drive.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Canon City trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

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

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