4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado holiday 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary planner.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In July in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden Park Fossil Area.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City travel route builder.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Cañon City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
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