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

2
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, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center, and find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip builder website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

3
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours as well as Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips. On the 5th (Fri), kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and finally let the river carry you with Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, then don't miss a visit to Bishop Castle, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Canon City trip site .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Bishop Castle
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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