6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Orlando

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip planning website .

Orlando to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in June, with highs in Denver at 83°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites
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Forney Museum of Transportation ©
Forney Museum of Transportation

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Denver to Canon City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Denver in June, you will find days in Canon City are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Park Point, stroll through Nordenskiold #16 Trail, then don't miss a visit to Step House, and finally delve into the distant past at Long House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Canon City to Mesa Verde National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Canon City in June since evenings lows in Mesa Verde National Park dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House
Step House ©
Step House

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pagosa Springs travel route planner.

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Pagosa Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, you will find days in Pagosa Springs are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). You will leave for home on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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