4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
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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.
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Phoenix to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Colorado Springs is colder than Phoenix - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. You will leave for Cañon City on the 21st (Sat).
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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.
You've added The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, WhiteWater Bar & Grill, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cañon City trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Colorado Springs in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cañon City: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Phantom Canyon Brewing Co, Bristol Brewing Company and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Garden of the Gods, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bristol Brewing Company.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Getting from Cañon City to Colorado Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cañon City in August; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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