8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Itinerary

Plattsburgh
Fly:  11​h
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Plattsburgh

2
days
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Trail Ridge Road has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, then steep yourself in history at Holzwarth Historic Site, and then hike along Tundra Communities Trail. On the next day, hike along Flattop Mountain Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner .

Plattsburgh to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Plattsburgh to Rocky Mountain National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

2
days
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Boulder County Farmers Market. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Eldorado Canyon State Park and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boulder trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Boulder in 1.5 hours. July in Boulder sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Boulder

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Eldorado Canyon State Park
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Eldorado Canyon State Park ©
Eldorado Canyon State Park
Balloon Rides
Avery Brewing Company ©
Avery Brewing Company

3
days
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Get outdoors at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Explore hidden gems such as Climbing Tours and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey (in Canon City) and Mueller State Park (in Divide). The adventure continues: stop by Downtown Manitou Springs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs sightseeing app .

You can drive from Boulder to Colorado Springs in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Divide, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, Downtown Manitou Springs
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Climbing Tours

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