9 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Cañon City
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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs

— 5 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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary site.

New Orleans to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for slightly colder days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 60°F, while nights are colder with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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 28th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive and then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cañon City online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cañon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Cañon City sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 38°F at night. You'll set off for Cañon City on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Cañon City

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Cañon City

— 1 night

Climate Capital of Colorado

Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Tunnel Drive.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City trip website.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
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