6 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Cañon City

— 2 nights

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in breathtaking views at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Tunnel Drive and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Cañon City online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cañon City. In December in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 23°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Transportation
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and National Museum of World War II Aviation. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Garden of the Gods, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, and take an in-depth tour of U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 18°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Trails

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