7 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Flagstaff Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Flagstaff Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Canon City
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take a memorable tour with The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip builder.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Kansas City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of 39°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons and then cruise along Skyline Drive. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours and then get a dose of the wild on Colorado Jeep Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Canon City trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Broken Arrow Trail and Airport Mesa. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arizona Copper Art Museum and Riordan Mansion State Historic Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Slide Rock State Park & Snoopy Rock), Historic Old Town Cottonwood (in Cottonwood) and Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite (in Clarkdale). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Coconino National Forest, trek along Fatman's Loop Trail, examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, and take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Canon City to Flagstaff takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Canon City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Flagstaff: highs are around 65°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips