10 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

10 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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10 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Rocky Mountain National Park

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rocky Mountain National Park: Central City (Grand Z Casino Hotel, Easy Street Casino, & more), Idaho Springs (Phoenix Gold Mine & St Mary's Glacier) and Pioneer Village Museum (in Hot Sulphur Springs). There's much more to do: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, trek along Emerald Lake Trail, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Rocky Mountain National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Central City, Idaho Springs, Pioneer Village Museum, River Rafting & Tubing, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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