4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  9 h
1
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: New York City

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, CaƱon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Canon City trip website.

New York City to Canon City is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Canon City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Canon City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aspen trip planning site.

You can drive from Canon City to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Canon City in August; daily highs in Aspen reach 77°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies ©
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

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