4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Norfolk
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Denver
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Norfolk

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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 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Tattered Cover Book Store and then steep yourself in history at Union Station, Denver, CO.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Denver tour planner.

Norfolk to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Norfolk in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Denver. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Shopping
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Union Station, Denver, CO
Union Station, Denver, CO
Tattered Cover Book Store
Tattered Cover Book Store

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Colorado Springs

National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Take a break from the city and head to Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City (about 1h 25 min away). It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online itinerary creator.

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Manitou Cliff Dwellings, River Rafting & Tubing, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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