3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Denver
bus:  1​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Central City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Denver

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City Historic District.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City Historic District ©

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 13th (Wed), do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Canon City itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Canon City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Central City.

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River Rafting & Tubing
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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Central City

Central City ©
The City of Central, commonly known as Central City, is the Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin and Clear Creek counties that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Hidee Gold Mine to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore and take pictures at Hidee Gold Mine.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Central City trip planner .

You can drive from Canon City to Central City in 3 hours. Traveling from Canon City in June, things will get much colder in Central City: highs are around 50°F and lows about 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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River Rafting & Tubing
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Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine
River Rafting & Tubing

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