3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip itinerary planner

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Colorado Springs
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Cañon City
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Cañon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Cañon City online vacation 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, Cañon City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Transportation · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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