7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
End: Tucson

2
nights
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 24th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum and then pick up some local products at The Source. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Carousel of Happiness and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Denver trip app .

Tucson to Denver is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Denver is slightly colder than Tucson - with highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Carousel of Happiness, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 27th (Wed), experience rural life at Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista online tour planner .

You can drive from Denver to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Denver in June since evenings lows in Buena Vista dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy ©
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Canon City online travel route builder .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Buena Vista to Canon City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in June: high temperatures in Canon City hover around 89°F and lows are around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

2
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.
On the 29th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City Historic District. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, hike along Pikes Peak, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Canon City in June: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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