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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Route Railroad as well as Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. On the 18th (Fri), examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex, explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive, then relax and float downstream with Whitewater Adventure Outfitters, and finally tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and finally get interesting insight from Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cañon City trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cañon City. In June in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time 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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, and cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs route planner.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in June, you will find days in Colorado Springs are slightly colder (84°F), and nights are about the same (54°F).
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