3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Austin
1
Durango
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Austin

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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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Durango trip planner .

Austin to Durango is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Durango is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in June, expect nights in Durango to be colder, around 44°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, stroll through Bear Creek Falls, then stroll through Cascade Falls Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall and then stroll through Perimeter Trail.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ouray online journey planner .

You can drive from Durango to Ouray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Durango in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ouray: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bear Creek Falls
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Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum
Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall ©
Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall

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