3 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

3 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 1 day
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 2nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cañon City online driving holiday planner.

New York City to Cañon City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Cañon City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cañon City, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Transportation
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then walk around Garden of the Gods. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cañon City in October since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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