10 days in Arvada & Denver Itinerary

10 days in Arvada & Denver Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado vacation planner

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Arvada
— 6 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Arvada

— 6 nights
The City of Arvada is a Home Rule Municipality located in Jefferson and Adams counties, a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge and Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club. Do your shopping at Penzeys Spices and Brass Armadillo Antique Mall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arvada: Coal Creek Golf Course (in Louisville), Lafayette (Waneka Lake Park & Liquid Mechanics) and Bootstrap Brewing (in Niwot). There's much more to do: walk around Majestic View Park and Nature Center, enjoy some music at Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Joyride Brewing Company, and don't miss a visit to Historic Olde Town Arvada.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arvada trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Arvada. In April, daily temperatures in Arvada can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. You'll set off for Denver on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Arvada

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

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 18th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sasquatch Outpost. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Denver day trip site.

Denver is very close to Arvada. April in Denver sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips