4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 day
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Visiting Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Colorado Wolf Adventures will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Colorado Springs is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, you will find days in Colorado Springs are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are slightly colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cañon City.
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Cañon City — 1 day

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 12th (Wed), look for gifts at New Horizons Thrift Store.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cañon City trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cañon City, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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