3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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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.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then get a dose of the wild on Colorado Wolf Adventures, then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs route planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cañon City.

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Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

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Cañon City

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Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cañon City journey maker.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cañon City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
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Colorado Springs

On the 17th (Thu), walk around Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Cañon City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

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