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Canon City's location in the Rocky Mountains, at the head of Arkansas Valley, offers visitors the spectacular canyon scenery that has been featured on movie screens since 1910. It is the home of the Royal Gorge and the Royal Gorge Bridge, the world's highest suspension bridge. The gorge can be explored by riding an aerial tram, the world's steepest, to the bottom.

The area's prehistoric roots are embodied by the life-size Allosaurus replica that greets visitors to Canon City. More replicas of dinosaur remains found locally are on display Dinosaur Depot Museum.

Canon City is located just west of Pueblo on Hwy 50. The Cripple Creek Historic Area and De Weese Reservoir are nearby.

Canon City Music and Blossom Festival |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Bandera Bed & Barn |
Education College of the Canons | St Thomas More Hospital |
Wildlife Viewing Waugh Mountain Ranch |

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10/03 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Great American Beer Festival Denver CO October10-12 Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in the format of a public tasting event plus a private competition.
Denver International Wine Festival Denver CO November6-9 The Annual Denver International Wine Festival has become the premier International wine and food festival in the Rocky Mountains!