6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
4
Durango
— 2 nights

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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 8th (Mon), explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then browse the exhibits of Argo Mill and Tunnel.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip planning app.

New Orleans to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Denver, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Idaho Springs
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Buena Vista vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in June, things will get little chillier in Buena Vista: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, trek along Animas River Trail, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Durango visit planner.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Durango in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in June: highs in Durango hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

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