5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Lexington
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 45​min
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Denver
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Lexington

1
day
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Canon City holiday planner.

Lexington to Canon City is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Lexington in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Canon City, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Canon City

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River Rafting & Tubing

1
day
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Sat), experience rural life at Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and bus from Canon City to Buena Vista in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, Buena Vista is a bit cooler than Canon City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy ©
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy

2
days
Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner .

Drive from Buena Vista to Denver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Buena Vista in June since evenings lows in Denver dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field
Coors Field
Denver Zoo
Denver Zoo

1
day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado and then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online tour planner .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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