4 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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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.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, then snap pictures at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cañon City road trip planner.

Springfield to Cañon City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Cañon City. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Springfield in July since evenings lows in Cañon City dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cañon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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