7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Garden of the Gods and River Rafting & Tubing. There's more to do: get your game on at Battlefield Colorado and get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs road trip planning app.

Detroit to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Detroit to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Detroit in August since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 7th (Wed), get outside with Four Mile Recreation Area and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Buena Vista road trip app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect Buena Vista to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Four Mile Recreation Area ©
Four Mile Recreation Area

1
night
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 8th (Thu), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, hike along Hanging Lake Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs driving holiday planner.

Getting from Buena Vista to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in August, you will find days in Glenwood Springs are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Spas

2
nights
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 9th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Estes Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Estes Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, expect nights in Estes Park to be somewhat warmer, around °F, while days are much warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Photography Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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