11 days in Colorado Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Alma
— Few hours
2
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
3
Glenwood Springs
— 4 nights
4
Alma
— Few hours
5
Canon City
— 4 nights

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Alma

Alma
Alma is a Statutory Town located in Park County, Colorado, United States. For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alma day trip website.

Columbia to Alma is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbia to Alma due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Columbia in June, with highs in Alma at °F and lows at °F. You will leave for Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Alma

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alma to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. While traveling from Alma, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Maroon Bells in Aspen (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: hike along Hanging Lake Trail, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake, and explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs road trip app.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. When traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in July, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alma.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Maroon Bells
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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Alma

Alma ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get a taste of life in the country at American Safari Ranch and then see a world frozen in time at South Park City Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alma tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Alma in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Alma

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fairplay
Highlights from your plan
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
American Safari Ranch ©
American Safari Ranch

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Skyline Drive. Step out of Canon City with an excursion to Off-Road Tours in Buena Vista--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tunnel Drive, look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, admire the striking features of The Abbey Events Complex, and examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Canon City trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Alma to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Alma in July, plan for much warmer days in Canon City, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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