6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 5th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park online road trip planner.

Kansas City to Estes Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Estes Park. Traveling from Kansas City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Estes Park, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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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. On the 8th (Tue), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Buena Vista vacation planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in September, expect Buena Vista to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary and then cruise along Independence Pass.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen visit planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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