11 days in Colorado Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Itinerary

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11 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Lone Tree
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Commerce City
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Madison

4
nights
Lone Tree

Lone Tree ©
Lone Tree is an affluent home rule municipality in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Denver LDS Temple and Highlands Ranch Mansion. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail and Waterton Canyon. Get out of town with these interesting Lone Tree side-trips: Castle Rock (Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, Mini Incline, & more). There's lots more to do: tee off at Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel, sample the tasty concoctions at Grist Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at Vehicle Vault.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lone Tree road trip website .

Madison to Lone Tree is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Madison in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lone Tree, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Lone Tree

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Denver LDS Temple, Sanctuary Golf Club, Waterton Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course ©
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course
Mini Incline ©
Mini Incline
Waterton Canyon ©
Waterton Canyon

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Skyline Drive and Pikes Peak. There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online driving holiday planner .

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs. Expect little chillier evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Skyline Drive
Highlights from your plan
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Commerce City

Commerce City ©
The City of Commerce City is a Home Rule Municipality located in Adams County, Colorado, United States. On the 15th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Arapaho National Forest, sample the tasty concoctions at City Star Brewing, and then explore the activities along Thomas Reservior. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at WOW! Children's Museum, identify plant and animal life at Humane Society of Boulder Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naropa University, and finally stop by Liberty Puzzles.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Commerce City trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Commerce City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Commerce City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Boulder, Arapaho National Forest, Thomas Reservior, Room Escape Games, WOW! Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Humane Society of Boulder Valley ©
Humane Society of Boulder Valley
WOW! Children's Museum ©
WOW! Children's Museum
City Star Brewing ©
City Star Brewing

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