6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
4
Estes Park
— 1 night

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Canon City (Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker.

Detroit to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Colorado Springs. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Detroit in August since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Side Trips

Canon City, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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River Rafting & Tubing
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Garden of the Gods
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Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, thenmingle with the ghosts of the past at Winfield, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Buena Vista tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with highs in Buena Vista at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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Off-Road Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Fri), hike along Hanging Lake Trail, thenboost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Buena Vista in August, plan for slightly colder days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Spas Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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night
Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Estes Park trip maker website.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Estes Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, you will find days in Estes Park are warmer (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours

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