8 days in Boulder & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Boulder & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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8 days in Boulder & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Boulder
Boulder
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Boulder

4
nights
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Escape the urban bustle at Winter Park Resort and Hallett Peak. Colorado Model Railroad Museum and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Boulder: New Belgium Brewing (in Fort Collins), Estes Park (Spas & Wellness, Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, & more) and Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Pearl Street Mall.

Plan my day in Boulder using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

October in Boulder sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Winter Park Resort, Colorado Model Railroad Museum, New Belgium Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 14th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District, then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, and then take an in-depth tour of Manitou Cliff Dwellings. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Boulder to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Old Colorado City Historic District ©
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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