5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
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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.
On the 16th (Wed), take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally stop by The Gold Mine Rock Shop.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City visit site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cañon City. In June, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Old Colorado City and Manitou Cliff Dwellings are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and Miramont Castle Museum. When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide, approximately Divide away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs vacation planner.

Getting from Cañon City to Colorado Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Cañon City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 54°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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