5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Canon City
— 1 night
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
4
Durango
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Molly Brown House Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Denver. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canon City.

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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, CaƱon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take a memorable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours, whizz through the canopy at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

To find reviews and more tourist information, use the Canon City day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Canon City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Canon City

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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vicksburg, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings and other tourist information, read Buena Vista trip maker site.

Getting from Canon City to Buena Vista by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Canon City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Buena Vista: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Durango journey planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Durango takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. In August in Durango, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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