5 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 night
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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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

El Paso to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from El Paso in November, with highs in Colorado Springs at 55°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then stroll through Tunnel Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Skyline Drive and then take in breathtaking views at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cañon City online journey planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cañon City, with lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Outdoors · Transportation · Nature
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