10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
3
Alamosa
— 2 nights
4
Aspen
— 2 nights

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, thenadmire the majestic nature at Flagstaff Mountain, and then explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver holiday planner.

Seattle to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Boulder, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Flagstaff Mountain ©
Flagstaff Mountain
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Helen Hunt Falls and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Step out of the city life by going to Climbing Tours and Palmer Park. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, and examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online visit planner.

Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park

2
nights
Alamosa

Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. On the 13th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at San Luis State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Gators Reptile Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge and then admire the sheer force of Zapata Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alamosa driving holiday planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Alamosa by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, Alamosa is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Alamosa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mosca, Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV, Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Gators Reptile Park ©
Colorado Gators Reptile Park
Zapata Falls ©
Zapata Falls
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge ©
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ashcroft Ghost Town and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rio Grande Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aspen holiday website.

You can drive from Alamosa to Aspen in 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Aspen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells

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