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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Step out of the city life by going to Colorado Wolf Adventures and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip tool.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in October, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 39°F. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

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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 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons and then hike along Tunnel Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cañon City holiday planning app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Cañon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cañon City when traveling from Colorado Springs in October, with lows around 45°F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Cañon City

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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