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8 days in Colorado Springs & Canon City Itinerary
Start: Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs— 4 nights
Canon City— 3 nights
End: Colorado Springs
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: stroll around Garden of the Gods, trek along Mount Cutler Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.
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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. March in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Canon City.
Things to do in Colorado Springs
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Climate Capital of Colorado
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes River Rafting & Tubing. On the 12th (Thu), admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience and then get outside with Royal Gorge Anglers.
To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City itinerary app .
Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in March since evenings lows in Canon City dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.
Things to do in Canon City
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