7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Durango online day trip planner.

Boston to Durango is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Durango due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Durango, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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 6th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains, then hike along Hanging Lake Trail, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Durango to Glenwood Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Durango in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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 7th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

Find out how to plan Buena Vista trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Buena Vista, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs travel planning app.

Getting from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Many Parks Curve Overlook, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Estes Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Estes Park, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 56°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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