5 days in Pikes Peak Region Itinerary

5 days in Pikes Peak Region 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs vacation maker.

San Diego to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Colorado Springs is 1 hour. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cañon City driving holiday planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Cañon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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