8 days in Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

8 days in Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gatesville
Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Silverton
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: Gatesville

3
nights
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. Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Pagosa Springs with a short trip to Animas Forks in Ouray, about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park, explore the activities along San Juan River Walk, and walk around Town Park.

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Gatesville to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatesville to Pagosa Springs is minus 1 hour. In October, Pagosa Springs is colder than Gatesville - with highs of 62°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Animas Forks
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad ©
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

2
nights
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Silverton: Bear Creek Falls (in Telluride) and Ouray (Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, Yankee Girl Mine, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Million Dollar Highway, stop by Route 550 Gifts, and go deep underground at Idarado Mine.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Silverton tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Pagosa Springs to Silverton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pagosa Springs in October, expect nights in Silverton to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are little chillier, around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Ouray, Bear Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour ©
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour ©
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

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