5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights


Cañon City — 2 nights

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 2nd (Sun), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then snap pictures at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Tunnel Drive and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

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

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cañon City. In April, daytime highs in Cañon City are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Get outdoors at Climbing Tours and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, savor the flavors at Rocky Mountain Food Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs route tool.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in April, expect Colorado Springs to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 33°F.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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