3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Canon City
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Colorado Springs

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Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder.

Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure

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Miramont Castle Museum
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get interesting insight from Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canon City tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, you will find days in Canon City are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours

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