7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Canon City
— 1 night
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
3
Aspen
— 2 nights
4
Durango
— 1 night

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, CaƱon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 8th (Mon), trek along Tunnel Drive.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canon City day trip planning tool.

Dallas to Canon City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dallas to Canon City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dallas in June since evenings lows in Canon City dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, thensee a world frozen in time at Vicksburg, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Buena Vista attractions website.

You can drive from Canon City to Buena Vista in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Canon City in June: high temperatures in Buena Vista hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Aspen journey planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Aspen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

1
night
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 13th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, 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, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Durango takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. When traveling from Aspen in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Durango: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

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

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