5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado holiday planner

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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Cañon City

— 2 nights

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in breathtaking views at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive and then trek along Tunnel Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cañon City trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cañon City. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Adventure
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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, walk around Garden of the Gods, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

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

Drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in December, Colorado Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 18°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31: