Ankara, the country's capital, is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) southwest of Cankiri.
Even though this region is not a mass-tourist destination, there is certainly no shortage of things to experience in the vicinity of Cankiri. Ilgaz, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Kursunlu, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast of Cankiri are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Get some transportation head out to Ankara, a transport and retail hub for the area, 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Cankiri. The place has plenty of attractions, such as Cankaya University, Roman Baths of Ankara and Cemre Park. If you're looking for more, it's worth investigating Ankara University, Ankara Arena and Kugulu Park before heading back to Cankiri.
If you're keen on soaking up some of the the local culture, make a beeline for Northern Anatolia's history museums and nature museums. For a look into the religious side of Cankiri, be sure to spend a little time at the region's many churches.
If you're the kind of traveler who prefers to take the slow lane while on vacation, why not try a spot of picnicking and sunbathing.
At the end of your time in Cankiri, spend the last of your liras on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Hoşçakal (farewell).