5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Drive to Will Rogers World Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Cañon City
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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Will Rogers World Airport, Drive to Enid

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons and then catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cañon City travel app.

Enid to Cañon City is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Enid to Cañon City is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cañon City when traveling from Enid in December, with lows around 23°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Transportation · Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Colorado Springs

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes America the Beautiful Park, Glen Eyrie Castle, Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum, and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Penrose Heritage Museum and Miramont Castle Museum. Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and Mt Pisgah Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in December, expect little chillier with lows of 18°F in Colorado Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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