8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
2
Canon City
— 3 nights

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castle Rock Zip Line Tours, River Rafting & Tubing and Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Cripple Creek and see Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs travel route builder app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colorado Springs. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Castle Rock Zip Line Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. On your second day here, see a world frozen in time at South Park City Museum and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Canon City day trip website.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, you will find days in Canon City are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

South Park City Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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