9 days in Colorado Springs, Florissant & Canon City Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs, Florissant & Canon City Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Florissant
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Canon City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Colorado Springs

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, and delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florissant.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

2
nights
Florissant

Florissant ©
Florissant is a census-designated place and a U.S. On the 31st (Sun), stroll through Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florissant trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Florissant takes an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in May, you will find days in Florissant are colder (47°F), and nights are slightly colder (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Florissant

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Divide
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Canon City is known for adventure, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex, get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers, and do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Canon City holiday planner.

Drive from Florissant to Canon City in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Florissant, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Canon City, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 58°F. On the 4th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Childrens Museums
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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