14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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14 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Aspen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Marseille

2
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glenwood Springs (Hanging Lake Trail & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and cruise along Independence Pass.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Aspen trip builder site .

Marseille, France to Aspen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Marseille to Aspen is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Marseille in July, expect Aspen to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): experience rural life at Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Deerhammer Distillery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista day trip planning website .

Getting from Aspen to Buena Vista by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy ©
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy
Deerhammer Distillery ©
Deerhammer Distillery

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then engage your brain at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Canon City online trip builder .

Getting from Buena Vista to Canon City by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in July: high temperatures in Canon City hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience ©
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and Battlefield Colorado. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Canon City in July since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Pole - Santa's Workshop ©
North Pole - Santa's Workshop

4
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.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Denver Museum of Nature & Science will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Wild Animal Sanctuary (in Keenesburg). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and take in the views from Denver Millennium Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Denver road trip website .

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 July, daytime highs in Denver are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Carousel of Happiness, Trail Ridge Road, The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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