6 days in Colorado Springs, Cañon City & Woodland Park Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs, Cañon City & Woodland Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip itinerary planner

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 night
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Woodland Park
— 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.
Bring the kids along to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Garden of the Gods, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, and view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs. When traveling from Minneapolis in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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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.
On the 4th (Sun), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive, and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cañon City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cañon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Woodland Park.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Scenic Drive
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Woodland Park

— 1 night
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado, United States and is immediately west of El Paso County and the unincorporated community of Crystola. To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Woodland Park tour itinerary website.

Getting from Cañon City to Woodland Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cañon City in April, expect Woodland Park to be slightly colder, temps between 57°F and 30°F. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Woodland Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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