6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Ouray
— 1 night
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Palisade
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
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Aspen
— 1 night

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 28th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, trek along Cascade Falls Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ouray County Museum, then hike along Bear Creek Falls, and finally trek along Perimeter Trail.

To see maps and other tourist information, read Ouray road trip website.

Dallas to Ouray is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dallas to Ouray, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in May; daily highs in Ouray reach 55°F and lows reach 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Palisade.

Things to do in Ouray

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bear Creek Falls, Spas
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Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls

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Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 30th (Sun), do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, then learn about winemaking at Talon Winery, then do a tasting at Hermosa Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room.

Start your trip to Palisade by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ouray to Palisade in 2 hours. In May, Palisade is a bit warmer than Ouray - with highs of 73°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries
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Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room ©
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room
Hermosa Vineyards ©
Hermosa Vineyards

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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.
On the 31st (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rifle Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs online journey planner.

You can drive from Palisade to Glenwood Springs in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Palisade, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 46°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rifle Falls, Rocky Mountains
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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Spas

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. On the 2nd (Wed), trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rio Grande Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen trip planning tool.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Aspen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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