4 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

4 days in Cañon City & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Cañon City
— 1 night
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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.
On the 13th (Tue), see Colorado Jeep Tours and then get thoroughly spooked out with Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cañon City day trip site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cañon City. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Memorial Park and Bear Creek Nature Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Penrose Heritage Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Adventures Out West Pikes Peak Ziplines, learn the secrets of beer at Rocky Mountain Food Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip tool.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Cañon City in September, with lows around 51°F.
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