60 days in Colorado Itinerary

60 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Durango
— 4 nights
2
Ouray
— 6 nights
3
Grand Junction
— 6 nights
4
Glenwood Springs
— 6 nights
5
Breckenridge
— 6 nights
6
Buena Vista
— 5 nights
7
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
8
Steamboat Springs
— 5 nights
9
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 7 nights
10
Denver
— 6 nights

4
nights
Durango

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Durango: Mesa Verde National Park (Cliff Palace & Long House), Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton) and Pagosa Springs (Treasure Falls, Piedra River Trail, &more). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, hike along Animas River Trail, get a taste of the local shopping with Scenic Aperture Gallery, and explore the galleries of Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Durango route maker site.

Konya, Turkey to Durango is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Konya in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Durango, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pagosa Springs, Mesa Verde National Park, Million Dollar Highway
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
River Rafting & Tubing
San Juan National Forest ©
San Juan National Forest

6
nights
Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park (Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, South Rim Road, &more), Telluride Outside (in Telluride) and Museum of the Mountain West (in Montrose). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Horsethief Trail, take an in-depth tour of Ridgway Visitors Center and Railroad Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ouray trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Durango to Ouray by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. While traveling from Durango, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ouray, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Telluride, Ridgway, Museum of the Mountain West, Ice Lakes Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside

6
nights
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Junction: Crag Crest Trail (in Mesa (Mesa County)), Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum (in Gateway) and Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway (in Whitewater). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, engage your brain at Children's Nature Center, explore the stunning scenery at Dominguez Canyon, and hike along Canyon View Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip planning website.

Getting from Ouray to Grand Junction by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ouray in June: high temperatures in Grand Junction hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado, Crag Crest Trail, Needle Rock, Devil's Thumb Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Crag Crest Trail ©
Crag Crest Trail

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glenwood Springs: Aspen (Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, The John Denver Sanctuary, &more). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rocky Mountains.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Glenwood Springs day trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Grand Junction, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aspen, Colorado
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Mountain / Ajax ©
Aspen Mountain / Ajax
River Rafting & Tubing

6
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Breckenridge side-trips: Vail (Vail Mountain Resort, Booth Falls Trail, &more), Mt democrat alma colorado (in Alma) and South Park City Museum (in Fairplay). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Vail Pass Path, make a trip to Main Street, explore the landscape on two wheels at Blue River Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sawmill Creek Trail.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Breckenridge online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Vail, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne, Mt democrat alma colorado
Highlights from your plan
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Buena Vista side-trips: Kebler Pass (in Crested Butte) and Aspen (Cathedral Lake Trail, Independence Pass, &more). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Cottonwood Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Mary's Alice, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista trip maker tool.

Drive from Breckenridge to Buena Vista in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in July, expect nights in Buena Vista to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Aspen, Kebler Pass, St Mary's Alice
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Mueller State Park (in Divide), Canon City (The Abbey Events Complex, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek). There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour planner.

Getting from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in July: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, Mueller State Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

5
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Venture out of the city with trips to Devil's Causeway Hike (in Yampa), River Rafting & Tubing (in Kremmling) and High Country Trails (in Granby). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park, fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yampa River Core Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Steamboat Springs vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Steamboat Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Steamboat Springs, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Devil's Causeway Hike, River Rafting & Tubing, High Country Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
High Country Trails ©
High Country Trails

7
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rocky Mountain National Park: Columbine Lake Trail (in Fraser) and Winding River Resort Stables (in Grand Lake). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, trek along Emerald Lake Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bierstadt Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Steamboat Springs in July, with highs in Rocky Mountain National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbine Lake Trail, Winding River Resort Stables, Poudre Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

6
nights
Denver

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Estes Park (Horseback Riding Tours & Peak to Peak Scenic Byway), Shadow Mountain Gallery (in Evergreen) and D'Barn Reception Hall (in Longmont). There's still lots to do: experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness, put a fun spin on your tour with Denver Inside and Out, cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Denver are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Estes Park, Crown Hill Park, Shadow Mountain Gallery, Carousel of Happiness, Flatirons
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

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