- TripBuzz found 34 things to do with kids in or near Canon City, Colorado, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cripple Creek.
- From Royal Gorge Route Railroad to Fort Royal Stables, the Canon City area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and Bowling.
- The locale for many state and federal prisons, Canon City is a short drive from both Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Popular for white water rafting and other recreational activities, the city is full of community parks and outdoor spaces. These outdoor spaces include walking and hiking trails, campgrounds and golf courses.
66% 213 votes
from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO MoreLess Info
Once a gold mining camp, Cripple Creek today is home to a number of casinos set in restored historic buildings, theaters, museums as well as the Cripple Creek Historic District which comprises of many structures dating back to the gold rush such the Imperial Hotel and Teller County Courthouse.
95% 117 votes
9283 S. Highway 67, Cripple Creek, CO MoreLess Info
Pikes Peak Heritage Center at Cripple Creek is a place where one can learn about the local history through exhibits which feature a wide range of artifacts and interactive displays that include original mining equipment and a railroad model of the town back in mining days.
83% 496 votes
P.O. Box 459, Cripple Creek, CO 80813 MoreLess Info
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad offer scenic tours with the help of a steam-powered engine which dates back a century, allowing the visitors to experience the old mining past. The route passes by a number of historic mines and ends at a mining camp.
Located in the former Midland Terminal Railway Depot, the Cripple Creek District Museum is dedicated to the history of the local region. There are three main buildings with six different floors that compose the museum.
99% 153 votes
6620 Old Stage Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 MoreLess Info
The Stables at the Broadmoor is located just six miles away from the main city streets up the historic Stage Road. The guided tours run through the Pike National Forest, and there are special children's riding trails for younger family members.
Providing access to 60 miles of shoreline, Lake Pueblo State Park is situated on 10,000 acres suitable for hiking, biking, fishing, swimming and boating. The park provides picnic locations, camping sites and nature areas suitable for wildlife viewing.
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 MoreLess Info
One of the two mountain zoos in the country, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is home to a large number of animals including endangered species such as black-footed ferret, Mexican gray wolf and more. The zoo also maintains many animal exhibits and offers carousal, tot trains, pony rides and more.
89% 534 votes
3440 North Cheyenne Canyon Road, Colorado Springs, CO MoreLess Info
Helen Hunt Falls is located within the North Cheyenne Canon Park. In addition to the waterfalls themselves, there is a visitor center that serves as an introduction to the natural features of the region through interactive displays and interpretive exhibits.
72% 1688 votes
2850 South Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 MoreLess Info
Known as the 'Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado', Seven Falls is a series of seven waterfalls located in South Cheyenne Canyon. On either side of the box canyon are the Pillars of Hercules which are narrow steep cliffs. Visitors can enjoy hiking and the computerized night light show here.