9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Durango
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs trip maker tool.

New York City to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Glenwood Springs reach 66°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then get outside with Four Mile Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Buena Vista trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, you will find days in Buena Vista are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Buena Vista to Durango in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Buena Vista in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Durango: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Durango to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durango in June, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then examine the collection at Argo Mill and Tunnel. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Denver, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Idaho Springs
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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