4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  9​h
1
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Silverton
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Canon City
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lafayette

1
night
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 9th (Tue): trek along Yankee Boy Basin, then steep yourself in history at Yankee Girl Mine, and then examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouray trip itinerary builder site .

Lafayette to Ouray is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lafayette in July: highs in Ouray hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum
Yankee Girl Mine ©
Yankee Girl Mine

few
hours
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Route 550 Gifts.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Silverton trip planner.

Getting from Ouray to Silverton by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Silverton

Shopping
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Route 550 Gifts ©
Route 550 Gifts

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 10th (Wed): walk around Riverside Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Buena Vista trip planner.

Drive from Silverton to Buena Vista in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Silverton, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Buena Vista, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Riverside Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, CaƱon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Canon City trip planner .

Getting from Buena Vista to Canon City by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Buena Vista in July, with highs in Canon City at 90°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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