7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
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Ouray
— 2 nights

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and Helen Hunt Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Manitou Springs Incline and Garden of the Gods Trading Post. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Canon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Amusements, Inc, see where the action happens at Olympic Training Center, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning app.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in July, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Gear Rentals, take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Bath House (Hot Springs) @ The Springs Resort & Spa.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs day trip site.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Pagosa Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Pagosa Springs reach 81°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Nature · Parks · Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 13th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, trek along Perimeter Trail, and then trek along Yankee Boy Basin. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and then trek along Cascade Falls Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ouray trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pagosa Springs to Ouray takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Pagosa Springs in July, you will find days in Ouray are little chillier (74°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Bear Creek Falls
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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park

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