8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Gypsum
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Buena Vista
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Calhan
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Boston

1
night
Gypsum

Gypsum ©
Gypsum is a home rule municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gypsum journey maker tool.

Boston to Gypsum is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Gypsum, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in Gypsum dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Gypsum

Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gypsum Creek Golf Course ©
Gypsum Creek Golf Course

4
nights
Buena Vista

Buena Vista ©
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Escape the urban bustle at McCullough Gulch and River Rafting & Tubing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Park City Museum and Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy. Step out of Buena Vista with an excursion to Rocky Mountain Mini Golf in Salida--about 36 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Cottonwood Lake and witness a stunning natural landmark at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Buena Vista online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Gypsum to Buena Vista takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Buena Vista are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Calhan.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

South Park City Museum, Rocky Mountain Mini Golf, McCullough Gulch
Highlights from your plan
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Cottonwood Lake ©
Cottonwood Lake
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa ©
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa

few
hours
Calhan

Calhan ©
The Town of Calhan is a Statutory Town in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll around The Paint Mines Interpretive Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Calhan road trip website.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Calhan in 3 hours. Traveling from Buena Vista in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Calhan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Calhan

Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Paint Mines Interpretive Park ©
The Paint Mines Interpretive Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Wild Animal Sanctuary and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Roxborough State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Denver route planner.

Drive from Calhan to Denver in 2 hours. When traveling from Calhan in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 58°F at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Roxborough State Park, The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park
The Wild Animal Sanctuary ©
The Wild Animal Sanctuary

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