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Mt Rushmore to Canon City via Boulder

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Mt Rushmore to Canon City road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Mt Rushmore to Canon City. If you're planning a road trip to Canon City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Mt Rushmore
drive for about 1 hour

12:11 pm  Mule Creek Junction
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:11 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:07 pm  Torrington (Wyoming)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Torrington (Wyoming)
drive for about 3 hours

12:57 pm  Boulder
eat at Frasca Food and Wine
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:57 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:12 pm  arrive in Canon City

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Mule Creek Junction

Torrington (Wyoming)

Boulder  (44 answers)
    Mesa Verde National Park  (7 mentions)
    Chautauqua Park  (5 mentions)
    Eldorado Canyon  (2 mentions)
    Avery Brewing Company  (2 mentions)
    Celestial Seasonings  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Boulder:
        Frasca Food and Wine
        Pearl Street Mall
        The Mediterranean
        Jax Fish House Boulder
        Illegal Pete's
    questions about Boulder:
        Where to dine apr├Ęs-ski???
        Fun solo adventures in Boulder?
        Local, non-touristy gems in Boulder?
        Unique activities for parents visiting this weekend
        Places to take my grand children during the summer in Boulder?

What are some things to do in Canon City?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Canon City.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Canon City to Mt Rushmore drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Mt Rushmore to Canon City. Or get a full Mt Rushmore to Canon City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Mt Rushmore well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Mt Rushmore!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 514 miles
driving time of 8 hours, 29 minutes
63 Mt Rushmore travel answers
1 Torrington (Wyoming) travel answer
44 Boulder travel answers
1 Canon City travel answer


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