6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Durango
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Silverton
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Telluride
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: San Diego

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Purgatory Resort as well as San Juan Skyway. There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango, stroll through Potato Lake Trail, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Durango online tour itinerary planner .

San Diego to Durango is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Durango, with highs around 85°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

San Juan Skyway
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Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

few
hours
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. You've now added Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_appreciation_for_local_ecosystems_through Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Island Lake.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Silverton online road trip planner .

You can drive from Durango to Silverton in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Durango in June: highs in Silverton hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Silverton

Tours Parks Nature
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Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour ©
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour
Island Lake ©
Island Lake

1
night
Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Ouray road trip app .

You can drive from Silverton to Ouray in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Telluride.

Things to do in Ouray

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

1
night
Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Cornet Creek Falls.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Telluride online holiday planner .

Getting from Ouray to Telluride by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Telluride sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Off-Road Tours

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