Get a Glimpse of the Old West in Canon City Hotels

Cañon City, Colorado serves as an excellent base for a trip to the Royal Gorge region of Colorado. Located two hours to the south of Denver and 45 minutes from Colorado Springs, the Royal Gorge area is a premier destination for those who love the outdoors. Train rides through the mountains, whitewater rafting through the … Read more Get a Glimpse of the Old West in Canon City Hotels

Canon City Adventures Conjure Up An Appetite

Canon City Adventures Conjure Up An Appetite 1

If you are considering Cañon City, Colorado as a vacation spot, then you need to plan some time to truly experience the magnificence of this gorge. From the spine-tingling experience of defying death on the bridge to taking a ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad, you can get a taste of the Old West and … Read more Canon City Adventures Conjure Up An Appetite

Holy Cross Abbey: Old Habits, New Wines

Alcohol and churches may not seem the most natural pair, but the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Cañon City continues the tradition of the Catholic Church’s long history with grape-growing and wine production. The drive from Denver isn’t exactly a short one, but the two hours my wife, Becca, and I spent in the … Read more Holy Cross Abbey: Old Habits, New Wines

Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals

Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals 4

Set against the rising foothills of the Rockies, Cañon City enjoys a temperate climate, some of the most dramatic scenery in Colorado and numerous tourist attractions that will keep visitors busy. And it’s all 115 miles southwest of Denver. Dinosaurs walked here, and the proof is in the footprints, replicated for visitors to view at … Read more Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals