6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
4
Estes Park
— 2 nights

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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.
For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs road trip planner.

New York City to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Glenwood Springs. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are cooler with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Buena Vista, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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

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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 16th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs journey planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer than Buena Vista - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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

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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 17th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours, cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Estes Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Estes Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In July in Estes Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for 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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