3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado travel route planner

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Colorado Springs
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Cañon 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.
You've now added Academy Riding Stables to your itinerary. On the 12th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, then cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then trot along with Academy Riding Stables. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip builder website.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be much colder, around 58°F, while days are little chillier, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

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Cañon City

— 1 night

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cañon City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cañon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cañon City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Scenic Drive
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