Things to do for Spring Break In Cañon City

Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to explore Cañon City this Spring Break! The Royal Gorge region has many world-class indoor and outdoor activities that are suitable for all ages. Let us help you plan your Spring Break in Cañon City by giving you a list of the best activities and places to visit this spring.

Spring Break Activities in Cañon City

Find adventure during a jeep tour

Jeep tours are a great way to explore the Cañon City area this Spring Break. Temperatures typically range from 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit when the tours take place, so it’s the perfect time to get outside after a snowy winter. Whether you want to experience a full-day tour at Royal Gorge or a half-day at Red Canyon, a jeep tour is a perfect way for you and your family to see beautiful landscapes this spring. 

Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

If you or your children are interested in dinosaurs, this is an experience you don’t want to miss. The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience offers activities suitable for all ages. You can roam the museum to see dinosaur bones found in the Cañon City area, try your hand at a rope course, and walk with dinosaurs during an outdoor walk with animatronic dinosaurs. This experience opens back up in March, so be sure to plan your visit.


Although some snow remains on the trails in the spring, taking advantage of the warmer weather by exploring a hiking trail is a great activity to do in Cañon City this Spring Break. The Cañon City area has many trails for you to experience with varying difficulty levels making it perfect for everyone in the family. Check out the Tunnel Drive Trail if you’re looking for an easy hike, or you can try the Royal Gorge Canyon Rim trail for more of a challenge.

Skyline Drive

Want to see all of Cañon City from the comfort of your car? Skyline Drive sits on top of a thin ridge that offers great views of the area without ever leaving your personal vehicle. It can be a little nerve-racking since some parts of the road drop off hundreds of feet on both sides, but it’s an adventure perfect to experience this Spring Break in Cañon City.

Museum of Colorado Prisons

One of the most popular attractions in Cañon City is the Museum of Colorado Prisons. Situated in a former women’s correctional facility, you can tour prison cells, see historical photographs, and learn about how the prisoners used to live. This is a great activity for both families and history buffs alike.

Royal Gorge Bridge

The Royal Gorge Bridge is one of the most popular attractions in Cañon City all year, but it is especially impressive to see during the spring due to the breathtaking views. The bridge sits at almost 1,000 feet above the Arkansas River which runs through the Royal Gorge. Starting March 11, they park is open until 5 PM, so be sure to plan a visit this Spring Break.

Ride through the Royal Gorge by train

Seeing the Royal Gorge by train is undoubtedly one of the best experiences you can have in Cañon City this Spring Break. Not only will you experience the incredible views of the Arkansas River and Royal Gorge, but you will also see wildlife such as bald eagle, heron, and bighorn sheep. We offer a package that includes a train ride and a jeep tour as well as a free ticket to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park perfect for you and your family this Spring Break.

Explore Cañon City with us this spring

We offer a variety of jeep tour packages to suit your adventurous spirit. Give us a call, and we will get you scheduled for a jeep tour this Spring Break!