6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
1
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
End: Oklahoma City

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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 8th (Mon): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Canon City tour itinerary maker app.

Oklahoma City to Canon City is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Canon City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, Canon City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Canon City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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 9th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Canon City to Buena Vista in 2 hours. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect Buena Vista to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains, trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs road trip planning website.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Buena Vista, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Forest Canyon Overlook, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bridal Veil Falls.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park travel route website.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Rocky Mountain National Park, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Forest Canyon Overlook ©
Forest Canyon Overlook
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

2
nights
Denver

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.
On the 12th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then contemplate the long history of Hotel de Paris Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver takes 2 hours. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hotel de Paris Museum
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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