8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
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Ouray
— 2 nights
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Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glenwood Springs sightseeing planner.

Memphis to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Glenwood Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Memphis in June, with highs in Glenwood Springs at 66°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

2
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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, then immerse yourself in nature at Ridgway State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Perimeter Trail, then admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls, and then stroll through Cascade Falls Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ouray travel route planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Ouray in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in June: highs in Ouray hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour ©
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kids will enjoy Piedra River Trail and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of the city life by going to Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park and Diamond Hitch Stables. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along San Juan River Walk and hit the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Ouray to Pagosa Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. While traveling from Ouray, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Pagosa Springs, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 44°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

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