5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 day
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Canon City
— 1 night
4
Salida
— 1 night
5
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 4th (Mon), catch a live event at Coors Field, thenget a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, thenget a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denver day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Denver. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Colorado State Capitol ©
Colorado State Capitol

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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.
On the 5th (Tue), learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planning app.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Canon City trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, Canon City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Salida.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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Salida

The City of Salida is a Statutory City that is the county seat and most populous city of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 7th (Thu), do a tasting at Vino Salida Wine Cellars and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salida online journey planner.

You can drive from Canon City to Salida in 1.5 hours. In March, Salida is slightly colder than Canon City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Salida

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Vino Salida Wine Cellars ©
Vino Salida Wine Cellars

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll through Hanging Lake Trail and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Salida to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Salida in March: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Trails Outdoors
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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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