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

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

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
2
Canon City
— 1 night
3
Woodland Park
— 2 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun and Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cheyenne Mountain State Park and Palmer Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, walk around Fox Run Regional Park, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip maker website.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Nature
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Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center
Peterson Air & Space Museum ©
Peterson Air & Space Museum
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park

1
night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers and then take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Canon City online trip maker.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours
Garden Park Fossil Area ©
Garden Park Fossil Area
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

2
nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum. Family-friendly places like Colorado Wolf Adventures and Rainbow Falls will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Woodland Park to Divide to see Mueller State Park about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and admire the sheer force of Crystal Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Woodland Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Canon City to Woodland Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Canon City in March: high temperatures in Woodland Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Divide, Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, Crystal Falls
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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