11 days in Colorado Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Durango
— 1 day
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
4
Estes Park
— 2 nights
5
Denver
— 2 nights
6
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Earthen Vessel Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Four Leaves Winery, and then make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Durango sightseeing planner.

Tulsa to Durango is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tulsa in November, things will get little chillier in Durango: highs are around 52°F and lows about 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Wineries · Museums · Shopping
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Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Earthen Vessel Gallery ©
Earthen Vessel Gallery

1
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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Rocky Mountains, then trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs online trip builder.

You can drive from Durango to Glenwood Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Durango in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 35°F by day to 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Spas · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Main Street, then see Sage Outdoor Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Vail Interfaith Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Guanella Pass, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, and then test your team's savvy at Frisco Escape Room.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge trip planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Breckenridge can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sage Outdoor Adventures ©
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour ©
Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour
Guanella Pass ©
Guanella Pass

2
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Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an exotic tour of Estes Park Guided Tours, see Off-Road Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then explore the activities along Bear Lake, and then sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

Plan trip to Estes Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Estes Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in November: highs in Estes Park hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided Tours

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Denver Botanic Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip maker.

Getting from Estes Park to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip app.

Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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