10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Durango
— 1 night
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
5
Idaho Springs
— 1 night
6
Glenwood Springs
— 3 nights

1
night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Durango trip planner.

New York City to Durango is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Durango due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, Durango is cooler at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Zipline

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 28th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours, thensee a world frozen in time at Vicksburg, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista planning website.

You can drive from Durango to Buena Vista in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car; or fly. When traveling from Durango in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Buena Vista: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
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 29th (Mon): stroll around Garden of the Gods. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online itinerary planner.

Getting from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in June, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, thenadmire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Estes Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

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Idaho Springs

The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), hike along St Mary's Glacier, thendiscover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Idaho Springs in 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July; daily highs in Idaho Springs reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Hidee Gold Mine
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine
St Mary's Glacier ©
St Mary's Glacier

3
nights
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Explore Glenwood Springs' surroundings by going to Aspen (Maroon Bells & Maroon Lake Scenic Trail). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Hanging Lake Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rocky Mountains.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs visit planner.

Drive from Idaho Springs to Glenwood Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Idaho Springs in July, expect Glenwood Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aspen, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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