7 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

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Cañon City — 2 nights

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the views from Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cañon City tour itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cañon City. In December, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.
Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Trails
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Colorado Springs — 4 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.
Kids will enjoy National Museum of World War II Aviation and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. The adventure continues: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip app.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to 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.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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