7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Drive:  14​h
1
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Tulsa

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 17th (Sun), appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen day trip app .

New York City to Aspen is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Aspen due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Aspen when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buena Vista.

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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 19th (Tue), stroll through Buena Vista River Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Buena Vista trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Aspen to Buena Vista takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

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River Rafting & Tubing

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Canon City trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Buena Vista to Canon City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Buena Vista in June, with highs in Canon City at 89°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers

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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 21st (Thu): make a trip to Olympic Training Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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

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