5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Midland
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
2
Ouray
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Telluride
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1​h 30​min
4
Durango
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Silverton
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Midland

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods, then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and finally see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

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Midland to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. October in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Ouray.

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory ©

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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): trek along Yankee Boy Basin and then examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ouray online visit planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Colorado Springs to Ouray in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ouray: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Telluride.

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Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum

1
night
Telluride

Telluride
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Cornet Creek Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Telluride trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ouray to Telluride takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Telluride can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Durango.

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Parks Nature

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Durango

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Scenic Aperture Gallery, don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, and then look for gifts at Honeyville.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Durango itinerary builder app .

Take a shuttle from Telluride to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Telluride in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Durango: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Silverton.

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Scenic Aperture Gallery ©
Scenic Aperture Gallery
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Honeyville ©
Honeyville

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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 6th (Sun): stop by Route 550 Gifts.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Silverton trip planner .

You can drive from Durango to Silverton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Durango in October, expect nights in Silverton to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are slightly colder, around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Route 550 Gifts ©
Route 550 Gifts

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