7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Denver
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Denver
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Breckenridge
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Virginia Dale
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Fort Collins
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Denver

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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.
To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Denver. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs route site.

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City vacation builder tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Mount Evans Scenic Byway
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Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway

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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), trek along McCullough Gulch.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Breckenridge trip planner.

Drive from Canon City to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Canon City in July, you will find days in Breckenridge are cooler (65°F), and nights are a bit cooler (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Virginia Dale.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Trails Outdoors Parks

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Virginia Dale

Virginia Dale ©
Virginia Dale is a tiny unincorporated community located in northwestern Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Walburga.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Virginia Dale online visit planner.

Drive from Breckenridge to Virginia Dale in 3 hours. Traveling from Breckenridge in July, you will find days in Virginia Dale are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Virginia Dale

Historic Sites
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Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Sprague Lake, then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and then explore the striking landscape at Alluvial Fan.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Fort Collins itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Dale to Fort Collins takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park
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Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan
Sprague Lake
Sprague Lake

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