3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado tour planner

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Cañon City
— 1 day


Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
On the 14th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs attractions planner.

Wichita to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Wichita in November since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Cañon City

— 1 day

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then explore the stunning scenery at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cañon City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cañon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cañon City, with lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Transportation · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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