6 days in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Cañon City
— 3 nights


Colorado Springs — 2 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.
You've added Garden of the Gods, Adventures Out West, Focus on the Family Bookstore, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Skyline Drive. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cañon City.
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Cañon City — 3 nights

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Whitewater Adventure Outfitters, Raft Masters, Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): snap pictures at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Canyon Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Whitewater Adventure Outfitters, then walk around Temple Canyon Park, and then let the river carry you with Raft Masters.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cañon City tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Cañon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cañon City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F.
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