14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Ouray
— 2 nights
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Canon City
— 1 night
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Mosca
— 3 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Uncompahgre Gorge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baby Bath Tubs Trail. Keep things going the next day: walk around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, then trek along Horsethief Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Perimeter Trail.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouray day trip planning website.

Dallas to Ouray is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Ouray due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Ouray at 74°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail
Baby Bath Tubs Trail ©
Baby Bath Tubs Trail

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

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.
On the 25th (Thu), trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ashcroft Ghost Town. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Castle Creek Road and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rio Grande Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Aspen using our trip planner.

Getting from Ouray to Aspen by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Ouray in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): trek along Emerald Lake Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Longs Peak, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ouzel Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Calypso Cascades.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip website.

You can drive from Aspen to Rocky Mountain National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Aspen in July, things will get a bit warmer in Rocky Mountain National Park: highs are around 91°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour builder app.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Climbing Tours

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): tee off at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, then admire the landmark architecture of The Abbey Events Complex, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Canon City day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Canon City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mosca.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Golf · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club ©
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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Mosca

Mosca ©
Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Sand Dunes National Park. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mosca trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Canon City to Mosca in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect Mosca to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 45°F. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mosca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Zapata Falls ©
Zapata Falls
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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