5 days in Canon City, Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Canon City, Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Canon City
— 1 night
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Cripple Creek
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, thenstroll through Tunnel Drive, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

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New York City to Canon City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Canon City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Canon City, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cripple Creek.

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The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek ©
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, explore and take pictures at Phantom Canyon Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cripple Creek road trip site.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Cripple Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, thenappreciate the history behind Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun, thensee the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cripple Creek to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cripple Creek in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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