1 day in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

1 day in Colorado Springs & Cañon City Itinerary

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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, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, Colorado Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 58°F. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Museums
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Cañon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cañon City day trip website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cañon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Cañon City

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