9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Denver
— Few hours
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Canon City
— 1 night
4
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
5
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
6
Glenwood Springs
— Few hours
7
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
8
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
9
Denver
— Few hours

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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.
You've now added Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Denver online vacation planner.

Atlanta to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in June, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

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night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rock Canyon Open Space as well as Old Colorado City. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): visit Old Colorado City.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planning app.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Route Railroad to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Canon City day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. June in Canon City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes High Dune Trail as well as Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get answers to all your questions at Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center and then explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve tour builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canon City to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Canon City in June; daily highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center ©
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
You've now added Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park online itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June; daily highs in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Doc Holliday's Grave and then hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs vacation site.

Drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in June: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Doc Holliday's Grave ©
Doc Holliday's Grave

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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.
For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Breckenridge trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, plan for slightly colder days in Breckenridge, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Breckenridge in June, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be somewhat warmer, around °F, while days are much warmer, around °F. You will leave for Denver on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

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Denver

Denver
For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Denver planner.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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