6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Denver
— Few hours
Bus:  1​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Silverton
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Estes Park
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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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 27th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Denver route planner .

Toronto, Canada to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect nights in Denver to be little chillier, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Parks Museums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

1
night
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 28th (Fri), walk around Garden of the Gods and then stroll through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online trip builder .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 29th (Sat), see Off-Road Tours and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Buena Vista travel planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect Buena Vista to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Silverton.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Juan Skyway. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take a memorable drive along San Juan Skyway.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Silverton itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Buena Vista to Silverton in 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Buena Vista in August: highs in Silverton hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

San Juan Skyway
Highlights from your plan
San Juan Skyway ©
San Juan Skyway
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): see Off-Road Tours, cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Silverton to Estes Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Silverton in August; daily highs in Estes Park reach 37°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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