8 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 6 nights

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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.
You've now added Royal Gorge Route Railroad to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cañon City tour planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cañon City. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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Colorado Springs

— 6 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 Cheyenne Mountain State Park, Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get some historical perspective at Old Colorado City and Glen Eyrie Castle. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs, and pause for some photo ops at Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in March, expect little chillier with lows of 28°F in Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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