5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

London
Fly + taxi:  15​h 45​min
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
London

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
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London, UK to Canon City is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Canon City hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

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River Rafting & Tubing
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Canon City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Long House, contemplate the long history of Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Colorado Springs to Mesa Verde National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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