10 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Canon City Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Woodland Park
— 2 nights
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Canon City
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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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Pack the 11th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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Woodland Park

Woodland Park ©
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Park Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Woodland Park trip planner.

Woodland Park is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Manitou Park Lake ©
Manitou Park Lake

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Royal Gorge Anglers. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop, see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Canon City trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Woodland Park to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. In August, Canon City is a bit warmer than Woodland Park - with highs of 89°F and lows of 61°F. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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