3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chicago

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista trip itinerary planning website .

Chicago to Buena Vista is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Buena Vista is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Buena Vista hover around 62°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Sun), meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 68°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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