8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Peterson Air & Space Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and North Cheyenne Canon Park. There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, head outdoors with Adventures Out West, enjoy the sand and surf at Memorial Park, and examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Springfield to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Springfield in August since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 20th (Fri), play a few rounds at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally cruise along Skyline Drive.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Canon City online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect nights in Canon City to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Golf
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club ©
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club

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