10 days in Colorado & Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Colorado & Kentucky Itinerary

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Canon City
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Winter Park
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Mesa Verde National Park
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Pagosa Springs
— 2 nights
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Ouray
— 2 nights
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Corbin
— 1 night

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

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New York City to Canon City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Canon City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Canon City, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Winter Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Scenic Drive
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Winery / Vineyard
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
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Skyline Drive
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Winter Park

Winter Park ©
Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. On the 24th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Winter Park Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Winter Park vacation maker website.

You can drive from Canon City to Winter Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect Winter Park to be much colder, temps between 51°F and 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Winter Park

Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, and finally explore the ancient world of Long House.

Plan trip to Mesa Verde National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Winter Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Winter Park in June, expect nights in Mesa Verde National Park to be a bit warmer, around 46°F, while days are much hotter, around 89°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
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Spruce Tree House
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Long House
4.8

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Treasure Falls, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the natural beauty of Bath House (Hot Springs) @ The Springs Resort & Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Wolf Creek Ski Resort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Pagosa Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in Pagosa Springs, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Yankee Boy Basin, then hike along Perimeter Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Animas Forks and then trek along Cascade Falls Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ouray trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Pagosa Springs to Ouray by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Traveling from Pagosa Springs in June, you will find days in Ouray are little chillier (72°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Corbin.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Yankee Boy Basin
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Perimeter Trail
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Corbin

Corbin ©
Corbin is a home rule-class city in Whitley and Knox counties in the southeastern portion of the U.S. On the 30th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park and then admire the majestic nature at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Corbin day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Ouray to Corbin in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ouray to Corbin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ouray in June, expect Corbin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corbin

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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