9 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
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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.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cañon City online visit planner.

Wichita to Cañon City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita to Cañon City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Wichita in May, with highs in Cañon City at 72°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs — 7 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.
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip builder tool.

Drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night. You will leave for home on the 1st (Thu).
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