4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado sightseeing planner

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 night
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Seven Falls as well as Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co.. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls and then get outside with Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co.. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs sightseeing planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park as well as Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, then cruise along Skyline Drive, and then tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Cañon City day trip planning site.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Cañon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cañon City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Transportation · Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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