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Fall Reigns Supreme in the Royal Gorge Region

Fall Reigns Supreme in the Royal Gorge Region
3 days

Settle in for the fall season in Cañon City, where warm weather and summer activities linger and you can explore longer.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local: There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Day 1
Activity

Walk Along Tunnel Drive

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This 3.8-mile lightly trafficked out-and-back trail near Cañon City features a tunnel blasted out of the mountainside. Ideal for families, wildlife viewing, and taking in the gorgeous Royal Gorge scenery.
Lunch

Owl Cigar Store

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Except it’s not a cigar store, it’s an american diner. It WAS a cigar store until the mid-90s, when it was converted. Behind the bar is a sportsman’s calendar from November 1951, and that’s pretty... Read More
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iLean Ride Company Segway Tours and Motocross Track

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We are a Segway PT Tour Company offering tours over The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park and also over Skyline Drive in Cañon City, Colorado. We also are the only Company in the world where you can rent a... Read More
Dinner

8 Mile Bar and Grill

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Gorgeous mountain views, Colorado crafted beers, patio seating and great food add a fantastic finish to your rafting adventure. Read More
Lodging

Budget Host - Royal Gorge Inn

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Downtown Cañon City budget hotel with indoor heated pool, sauna and hot tub. Close to restaurants and coffee shops. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

Big Daddy's Diner

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Family-owned and operated by three generations. 50s-style diner and music.

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Activity

Colorado Jeep Tours

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At Colorado Jeep Tours we pride ourselves on providing high quality, scenic, and informative jeep tours. Every one of our tours offers a variety of information ranging from history of the area... Read More

Lunch

Pizza Madness

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One of the best pizza places and restaurants in Canon City! Come enjoy award winning, handcrafted pizza, fresh salads, made to order calzones and fresh baked sandwiches in our incredibly mad,... Read More

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Museum of Colorado Prisons

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Cañon City in southern Colorado is the home of the Museum of Colorado Prisons, a showcase of the atmosphere and exhibits of days, staff and inmates gone by. A visit to the the Royal Gorge Region... Read More
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El Caporal Family Mexican Restaurant

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Down-to-earth place serving familiar, hearty Mexican & American eats, plus beer & large margaritas. Read More
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Go Stargazing

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Take advantage of clear fall skies and low light pollution at Red Canyon Park. Just north of Cañon City, the park is a wonderland of fossils, pinon pines and towering red rocks.
Lodging

Jewel of the Canyons Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse

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Far more pleasant and charming than any hotel or motel, you can enjoy present day comforts in an authentic 1890 Victorian style Bed and Breakfast Inn while visiting scenic Canon City, Colorado,... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

16th Street Cafe

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A quiet comfortable cafe with an amazing array of specialty drinks, breakfast and lunch items. Read More
Activity

Skyline Drive

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Skyline Drive is a must-see for anyone visiting Cañon City. Touted as one of America's most scenic drives, its steep, cliff-side climb makes you feel as though you are "off-roading" from the... Read More

Lunch

Chuck's Seasoned Grill

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Welcoming you for fresh, cooked-to-order breakfast and lunch with Royal Gorge’s favorite homemade green chili and much more! Read More
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Self-Guided Tour of Coal Camps

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While the coal mines are now closed, this Fremont County Heritage Guide is intended to preserve the memory of this important economic era. It is dedicated to the miners and their families, many who immigrated to the United States and established deep roots and a lasting legacy in Fremont County.
Dinner

Whitewater Bar & Grill

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The Whitewater Bar & Grill, Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline tours make the perfect combination to any Colorado vacation! The Whitewater Bar & Grill is a rustic western style bar & grill with all of... Read More
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4 Mile Cinema

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Showing first-run movies on three screens in Cañon City. Read More
Lodging

The Starlite Campground

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Experience life in the "past" lane when you stay in one of the classic campers at The Starlite Classic Campground, located near the gorgeous Royal Gorge in Colorado.

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