6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Canon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
End: Colorado Springs

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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, Red Rock Canyon, United States Air Force Academy, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll around Garden of the Gods, stroll around Red Rock Canyon, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Pikes Peak, then get answers to all your questions at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, and then hike along Tunnel Drive.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. In June in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, Tunnel Drive
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wood's High Mountain Distillery, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, Red Canyon Park, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at WhiteWater Bar & Grill.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. In June in Canon City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wood's High Mountain Distillery
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Red Canyon Park ©
Red Canyon Park
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Smiling Toad Brewery, Seven Bridges Trail, Ivywild School, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): trek along Seven Bridges Trail and then sample the tasty concoctions at Smiling Toad Brewery. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District, and then make a trip to Ivywild School.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs journey website .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

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