14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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14 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Kazan
Fly:  29​h
1
Durango
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Rifle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kazan

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day
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, then look for gifts at Honeyville, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Durango online trip planner .

Kazan, Russia to Durango is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Kazan to Durango. Traveling from Kazan in June, expect nights in Durango to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rifle.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Honeyville ©
Honeyville
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Rifle

Rifle ©
The City of Rifle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Rifle Falls and then see human ingenuity at work at Rifle Gap State Park.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rifle trip site .

You can drive from Durango to Rifle in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Durango in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rifle, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Rifle

Nature Parks Beaches
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Rifle Gap State Park ©
Rifle Gap State Park

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Sat), trek along Hanging Lake Trail and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, pause for some photo ops at Doc Holliday's Grave, and then stop by Snowmass Sports.

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Glenwood Springs is just a stone's throw from Rifle. Traveling from Rifle in June, you will find days in Glenwood Springs are colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Snowmass Sports
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River Rafting & Tubing
Snowmass Sports ©
Snowmass Sports
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at The Bungled Jungle, then do a tasting at Vino Salida Wine Cellars, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy, then relax and rejuvenate at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, then stop by St Elmo General Store Inc, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at St. Elmo.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Buena Vista visit planner .

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, expect nights in Buena Vista to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Salida, Nathrop
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Bungled Jungle ©
The Bungled Jungle
St Elmo General Store Inc ©
St Elmo General Store Inc

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Canon City visit planner .

Do a combination of bus and car from Buena Vista to Canon City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, Canon City is a bit warmer than Buena Vista - with highs of 37°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of Colorado Prisons ©
Museum of Colorado Prisons
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, then view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, then admire all the interesting features of Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and finally look for gifts at Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach at Grand Lake.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park holiday builder website .

Getting from Canon City to Estes Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, The Beach at Grand Lake
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures ©

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Belmar. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and then browse the different shops at Pearl Street Mall.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Getting from Estes Park to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Belmar, Pearl Street Mall
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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