8 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 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 25th (Thu): get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons, don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cañon City trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cañon City. In March in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums · Scenic Drive
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Colorado Springs

— 5 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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in March, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

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