10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Durango
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ouray
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
Drive:  31​h
End: New York City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours and Flexible Flyers Rafting. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, look for gifts at Honeyville, whizz through the canopy at Southwest Raft & Jeep, and relax and rejuvenate at Trimble Hot Springs.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Durango holiday maker website .

New York City to Durango is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Flexible Flyers Rafting ©
Flexible Flyers Rafting

3
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Bear Creek Falls and Last Dollar Road. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Orvis Hot Springs, stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, sample the fine beverages at Trail Town Still, and boost your wellbeing at Ouray Hot Springs Pool.

Plan my day in Ouray using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Durango to Ouray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Durango in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Ouray, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ridgway, Bear Creek Falls
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Ridgway State Park ©
Ridgway State Park
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Orvis Hot Springs ©
Orvis Hot Springs

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nights
Buena Vista

Buena Vista ©
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 27th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, let the river carry you with Browns Canyon Rafting, and then sample the fine beverages at Deerhammer Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable excursion with Performance Tours Whitewater Rafting, relax and float downstream with The Adventure Company, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Elevation Beer Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista vacation maker .

You can drive from Ouray to Buena Vista in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Ouray in November, Buena Vista is little chillier at night with lows of 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Elevation Beer Company
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The Adventure Company ©
The Adventure Company
Browns Canyon Rafting ©
Browns Canyon Rafting
Elevation Beer Company ©
Elevation Beer Company

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