4 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Guffey Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Guffey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Bus:  1 h
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Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Canon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Guffey
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Denver

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Colorado Springs

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 12th (Thu): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Skyline Drive and Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Canon City online travel planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Guffey.

Things to do in Canon City

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Joyful Journey Hot Springs
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Joyful Journey Hot Springs ©
Joyful Journey Hot Springs
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Guffey

Guffey ©
Guffey is a census-designated place and a U.S. Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Guffey trip builder app.

Getting from Canon City to Guffey by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Canon City in September, expect nights in Guffey to be little chillier, around 40°F, while days are much colder, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Guffey

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Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation

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