7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Durango
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Dallas

2
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pagosa Outside as well as Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum. On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum and then take a tour by water with Pagosa Outside. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durango itinerary builder.

Dallas to Durango is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect nights in Durango to be much colder, around 45°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Pagosa Outside
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Pagosa Outside ©
Pagosa Outside
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

2
nights
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 19th (Mon), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Doc Holliday's Grave, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake, and then hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs online day trip planner .

Getting from Durango to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. While traveling from Durango, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake

few
hours
Canon City

Canon City
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
For photos, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canon City online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Canon City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and taxi. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, plan for much warmer days in Canon City, with highs around 89°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 58°F. You'll set off for Colorado Springs on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak and Arcade Amusements Inc.. On the 22nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pikes Peak.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Canon City in June: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Arcade Amusements, Inc
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Arcade Amusements, Inc ©
Arcade Amusements, Inc

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