7 days in Cañon City, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Cañon City, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

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Cañon City
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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Paint Mines Interpretive Park, Skyline Drive and Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll around The Paint Mines Interpretive Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cañon City trip maker website.

Kansas City to Cañon City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Kansas City to Cañon City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cañon City

Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Museums

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Colorado Springs

— 1 day
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods as well as Pikes Peak - America's Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cañon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cañon City in August, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

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Denver

— 4 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Georgetown Loop Railroad, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Forney Museum of Transportation and 16th Street Mall.

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Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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