13 days in Colorado Itinerary

13 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Drive
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Pagosa Springs
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ouray
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive
5
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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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. Take a break from the city and head to Piedra River Trail and Treasure Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bath House (Hot Springs) @ The Springs Resort & Spa and Lantern Dancer. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: look for gifts at Made in Colorado Shoppe.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Albuquerque to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, you will find days in Pagosa Springs are little chillier (80°F), and nights are cooler (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph Point Hike and then delve into the distant past at Long House.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pagosa Springs to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Pagosa Springs in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mesa Verde National Park, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Spruce Tree House ©
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Spruce Tree House
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Long House ©
Must see
Long House
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Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Yankee Boy Basin and Bear Creek Falls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perimeter Trail and Baby Bath Tubs Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park (about 1h 20 min away). There's more to do: stroll through Cascade Falls Park and stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ouray trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Ouray takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, expect nights in Ouray to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Yankee Boy Basin ©
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Yankee Boy Basin
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Perimeter Trail ©
Must see
Perimeter Trail
4.6

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 19th (Wed), cruise along Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canon City route planner.

Drive from Ouray to Canon City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ouray in June: high temperatures in Canon City hover around 89°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Scenic Drive
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Skyline Drive ©
Scenic Drive
Skyline Drive
4.7

3
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Manitou Springs Incline and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Get outdoors at Helen Hunt Falls and North Cheyenne Canon Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

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You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Canon City in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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