4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

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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 find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs day trip planning tool.

New Orleans to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 18°F. You will leave for Cañon City on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Museums
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Cañon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey as well as Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City vacation app.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 23°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Transportation · Parks · Wineries · Wildlife
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Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
You've added Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard, Battlefield Colorado, CityRock Climbing Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Colorado Springs further: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, stroll around Garden of the Gods, deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip planner.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Cañon City in December, with lows around 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

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