3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Canon City
— 1 night

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenwalk around Garden of the Gods, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planning site.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, you will find days in Colorado Springs are little chillier (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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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 6th (Sun): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Canon City trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Scenic Drive
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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