7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  2​h
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Denver

1
night
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 14th (Sun), wander the streets of Downtown Estes Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Estes Park online trip itinerary builder .

Denver to Estes Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Estes Park sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 39°F at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Estes Park

#Neighborhoods, #Scenic Drive, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
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Downtown Estes Park ©
Downtown Estes Park

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maroon Bells. On the 16th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Estes Park to Glenwood Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Estes Park in October, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be a bit cooler, around 32°F, while days are cooler, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Maroon Bells
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells

2
nights
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Painted Wall, then take some stellar pictures from Warner Point, and then cruise along South Rim Road.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Aspen to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in October; daily highs in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park reach 67°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive
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Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manitou Cliff Dwellings as well as Seven Falls. On the 19th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online day trip planner .

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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