9 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 6 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.
On the 5th (Sun), take a memorable ride with Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then let the river carry you with Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Tunnel Drive and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cañon City travel app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cañon City. In June in Cañon City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will thrill your kids. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Skyline Drive in Cañon City--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cañon City in June, plan for slightly colder days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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