4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Atlanta
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Aspen
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Denver
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Atlanta

2
days
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 25th (Thu), cruise along Independence Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Aspen vacation maker tool .

Atlanta to Aspen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Atlanta in October, plan for little chillier days in Aspen, with highs around 60°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip planner .

Getting from Aspen to Denver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in October: high temperatures in Denver hover around 67°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

#Childrens Museums, #Nightlife, #Parks
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

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 28th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Wildlife
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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