The Absolute Best Things to Do in Canon City, Colorado

During any season of the year, Canon City offers fun things to do indoors and out. There are plenty of museums, galleries, sprawling landscapes, and historical places to visit.

While I can’t cover all of the amazing things to do in Canon City, I am offering some of our favorite destinations and hidden gems.

This Royal Gorge Half-Day Jeep tour gets you up-close-and-personal with the regions’ landscape, historic graves and even dinosaur footprints.

1. Royal Gorge Half-Day Jeep Tour

With mellow rapids and calm waters, this activity is perfect for kids ages 6 and up. An expert guide will come along to ensure safety at all times.

2. Bighorn Sheep Canyon River Rafting

If you want to see all of the quaint and historic things that Canon City has to do, renting a trolley for 3 hours is a great way to do it.

3. Canon City Trolley

For the holiday season, enjoy over 150,000 sparkling lights as you drive across the bridge 1,000 feet above the canyon floor.

4. Bridge of Lights, Royal Gorge Bridge

Inside the grounds of Canon City’s historic Holy Cross Abbey sits The Winery. If you enjoy wine, history, and relaxing on beautiful grounds, check this out.

5. The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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