8 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Cañon City
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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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.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary website.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You will leave for Cañon City on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Cañon City

— 3 nights

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. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Red Canyon Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cañon City trip app.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cañon City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Colorado Springs

— 4 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Outdoors Adventures as well as Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway. Visiting Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Red Rock Canyon Open Space will get you outdoors. Explore Colorado Springs further: stroll around Garden of the Gods, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip website.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in June, you will find days in Colorado Springs are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3: