4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Dallas
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
Buena Vista
— 1 night
bus + Drive:  2​h
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Dallas

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day
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista trip itinerary site .

Dallas to Buena Vista is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Dallas in June, plan for little chillier days in Buena Vista, with highs around 79°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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day
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Canon City trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Buena Vista to Canon City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Buena Vista in June, with highs in Canon City at 89°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 3rd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, trek along Pikes Peak, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak

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