11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Denver
— 3 nights
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
4
Estes Park
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Get some cultural insight at Manitou Cliff Dwellings and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. The adventure continues: stroll around Garden of the Gods and see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder app.

Nashville to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, River Rafting & Tubing, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Union Station. Popular historic sites such as 16th Street Mall and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are in your itinerary. Step out of Denver to go to Idaho Springs and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip app.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Denver sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Moraine Park Museum, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally stroll through Emerald Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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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.
Head to Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Benson Park Sculpture Gardenfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Photography Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Step out of Estes Park with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Fort Collins--about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: cruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and take in the exciting artwork at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Estes Park road trip planning app.

Estes Park is very close to Rocky Mountain National Park. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Benson Park Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours

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