10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  28​h
1
Aspen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Buena Vista
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
5
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aspen attractions planner.

Mumbai, India to Aspen is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 12 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Aspen at 19°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
day
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 19th (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Buena Vista Boulder Garden.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Buena Vista online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Aspen to Buena Vista in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Buena Vista, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Parks Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa ©
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive, examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City day trip app .

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Canon City takes 2 hours. Traveling from Buena Vista in May, expect Canon City to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, then meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then stroll through Garden of the Gods. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then sample the tasty concoctions at Coors Brewery, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver visit planner .

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Denver, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Coors Brewery
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

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