4 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
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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 now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, snap pictures at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cañon City trip itinerary maker website.

Kansas City to Cañon City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.
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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.
Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Cañon City in September, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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