6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Evergreen
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Towaoc
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
End: Nevada

1
night
Glenwood Springs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hanging Lake as well as Hanging Lake Trail. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanging Lake, then trek along Hanging Lake Trail, then view the masterpieces at Cooper Corner Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Doc Holliday's Grave.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs sightseeing site.

Evergreen to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. In September, Glenwood Springs is a bit cooler than Evergreen - with highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Towaoc.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake
Doc Holliday's Grave ©
Doc Holliday's Grave

2
nights
Towaoc

Towaoc ©
Towaoc is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Reservation in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument and then explore the ancient world of Long House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Park Point, delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Towaoc trip planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Towaoc in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in September, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Towaoc: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Towaoc

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Four Corners Monument
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Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

2
nights
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods as well as Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): walk around Garden of the Gods, explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, and then stop by Downtown Manitou Springs. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Manitou Springs tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Towaoc to Manitou Springs with the Route module. Traveling from Towaoc in September, you will find days in Manitou Springs are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). You will leave for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Garden of the Gods
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline

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