4 days in Denver & Custer Itinerary

4 days in Denver & Custer Itinerary

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4 days in Denver & Custer Itinerary

Denver
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h
Custer
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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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.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Denver online route planner

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums
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Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field
Coors Field
Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum

2
days
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On your second day here, wander the wide-open spaces of Windcross Conservancy, then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Custer road trip planner

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Denver to Custer takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Denver in June, with highs in Custer at 25°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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