8 days in Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

8 days in Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

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8 days in Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

Start: Gatesville
Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Silverton
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Gatesville

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. Take a break from Pagosa Springs with a short trip to Animas Forks in Ouray, about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park, stroll around Town Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Juan River Walk.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

Gatesville to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatesville to Pagosa Springs. Traveling from Gatesville in October, things will get cooler in Pagosa Springs: highs are around 62°F and lows about 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Animas Forks
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad ©
Animas Forks ©
Animas Forks

2
nights
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Silverton: Ouray (Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, Yankee Girl Mine, & more) and Bear Creek Falls (in Telluride). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Million Dollar Highway, stop by Route 550 Gifts, and don't miss a visit to Idarado Mine.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Silverton road trip site .

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Silverton in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Pagosa Springs in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Silverton, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Ouray, Bear Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour ©
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour ©
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

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