7 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Canon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see Colorado Jeep Tours, see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden Park Fossil Area. On your second day here, engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Canon City trip planner.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. April in Canon City sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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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.
Climbing Tours has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Rusty Wallace Racing Experience and Memorial Park. Step off the beaten path and head to ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Penrose Heritage Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Victor Lowell Thomas Museum (in Victor), Old Homestead House Museum (in Cripple Creek) and Mueller State Park (in Divide). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, get curious at Peterson Air & Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and take in a show at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

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You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Canon City in April; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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