7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Littleton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Silverthorne
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally hike along Palmer Park. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Miramont Castle Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, and then examine the collection at ANA Money Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planning website .

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Miramont Castle Museum
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Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
ANA Money Museum ©
ANA Money Museum

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 2nd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive and then catch a ride on Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Canon City trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. September in Canon City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Littleton.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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nights
Littleton

Littleton ©
Littleton is the Home Rule Municipality in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson counties that is the county seat of Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roxborough State Park and Deer Creek Canyon Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Littleton Museum and Cherokee Ranch and Castle. When in Littleton, make a side trip to see Evergreen Lake in Evergreen, approximately 42 minutes away.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Littleton trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Littleton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Canon City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Littleton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Silverthorne.

Things to do in Littleton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Evergreen Lake, Cherokee Ranch and Castle
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Evergreen Lake ©
Evergreen Lake
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park
Littleton Museum ©
Littleton Museum

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Silverthorne

Silverthorne ©
For people with the surname, see Silverthorne (surname).Silverthorne is a Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous town in Summit County, Colorado. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at White River National Forest, get active on the water at The Colorado Angler, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dillon Reservoir.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Silverthorne route planner .

Traveling by car from Littleton to Silverthorne takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Littleton in September, you will find days in Silverthorne are much colder (58°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Silverthorne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

White River National Forest, Dillon Reservoir
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Dillon Reservoir ©
Dillon Reservoir
The Colorado Angler ©
The Colorado Angler
White River National Forest ©
White River National Forest

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